The systemic response of the traumatized patient: an overview.

@article{Breznock1980TheSR,
  title={The systemic response of the traumatized patient: an overview.},
  author={Eugene M Breznock},
  journal={The Veterinary clinics of North America. Small animal practice},
  year={1980},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          523-32
        }
}
A metabolic conflict occurs between increased production of easily used substrates and inhibition of their metabolism in any injured animal. The terms ebb and flow describe the dwindling and rising tides of such activity. The ebb may last 24 to 72 hours; the flow is usually over within two weeks but may last up to eight weeks or longer in more severe cases… CONTINUE READING