Defining the Limits of Resuscitative Emergency Department Thoracotomy: A Contemporary Western Trauma Association Perspective J Trauma. 2011;70:334 –339

17 Aug

Moore EE et al Defining the Limits of Resuscitative Emergency Department Thoracotomy: A Contemporary Western Trauma Association Perspective. The Journal of Trauma: Injury, Infection, and Critical Care 2011 Feb.;70(2):334–339. PMID 21307731 We don’t get much penetrating trauma in Ireland (though it’s … Read More »

Effects of tranexamic acid on death, vascular occlusive events, and blood transfusion in trauma patients with significant haemorrhage (CRASH-2): a randomised, placebo-controlled trial Lancet 2010; 376: 23–32

20 May

This should surely be kind of a big deal. Given that it seems to be evidence of something cheap, easy to give that seems to make (albeit) a difference in mortality outcomes without any signs of problems. I had vague … Read More »