The careful art of resuscitation

Diane A. Schwartz, John B. Holcomb

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Resuscitation during ongoing hemorrhagic shock attempts to restore physiologic balance by achieving rapid surgical control of hemorrhage, providing fluid and blood products and titrating to laboratory and clinical parameters. Phases of resuscitation occur in the pre-hospital environment, emergency room, operating room, and intensive care unit (ICU) where multiple health care providers and physicians influence patient outcome by their attentiveness and diligence to this careful art.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCommon Problems in Acute Care Surgery
PublisherSpringer New York
Number of pages15
ISBN (Electronic)9781461461234
ISBN (Print)1461461227, 9781461461227
StatePublished - Jul 1 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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