- Aug 20th, 2014
- Brett Sweeney
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Included below is a summary of numerous blog posts and podcasts that discuss the sometimes controversial issue of permissive hypotension or minimum volume resuscitation in the bleeding trauma patient.
- Idea of keeping BP low in traumatic hemorrhage to avoid “popping the clot”
- Based mostly on data from animal trials and penetrating trauma in humans
- Common practice in most major trauma centers in USA
- The exact approach still remains controversial around the world