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Here you can read various clinical studies, articles, and guidelines related to hypothermia, trauma, and prehospital blood product transfusions, etc.

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Inter-hospital transfers of critically ill patients

In April, The British Journal of Nursing published a quality improvement review on an inter-hospital transfer service. More specific, an advanced critical care practitioner (ACCP)-led inter-hospital transfer service. One of the conclusions is that compact...

Blood Transfusion During Air Medical Transport

The background to this research is a group of researchers who hypothesized that transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBCs) during transport would not delay air medical transport times in patients with ruptured abdominal aortic...

Keeping Patients Warm Throughout Surgery

Keeping patients warm should be a primary concern during their stay in your facility. Unintentional hypothermia can cause physiological changes that affect all body systems and can cause extended anesthesia care, myocardial infarction, coagulopathy and...