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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 638956, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/638956
Review Article

Recent Advances of Hemorrhage Management in Severe Trauma

1Trauma and Orthopaedics, Wishaw General Hospital, Wishaw, UK
2Trauma and Orthopaedics, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee, UK

Received 3 May 2013; Revised 14 September 2013; Accepted 31 October 2013; Published 30 January 2014

Academic Editor: Chak W. Kam

Copyright © 2014 Mohamed El Sayad and Hussein Noureddine. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Trauma is one of the most common causes of mortality worldwide with a substantial percentage of deaths resulting secondary to haemorrhages, which are preventable and treatable when adequately managed. This paper offers a review of the current literature on how to successfully resuscitate patients with major haemorrhage.