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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

Ten thousand inter-hospital transfers of critically ill adults take place annually in the UK. Studies highlight deficiencies in the experience and training of staff, equipment, stabilisation before departure, and logistical difficulties. This article here was...

Trauma Prehospital Hypothermia Prevention and Treatment

Background: Hypothermia in trauma patients causes increased morbidity and mortality. Swift recognition and treatment are important to prevent any further heat loss. In addition, patient discomfort from cold decreases satisfaction with care. The administration of active...

The Contemporary Timing of Trauma Deaths

Figure reference: Timing of trauma deaths within UK hospitals by Tom Leckie, Ian Roberts, Fiona Lecky (Trauma Audit and Research Network, University of Manchester, and Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust – formerly known as Hope...