5 questions to answer when setting up a whole blood program

Setting up a whole blood program? 5 questions you need to answer

Trauma resuscitation has changed a lot in the last 20 years. Not that long ago, most hemorrhagic shock patients received a crystalloid-based resuscitation. Many of us remember the resulting open abdomens with planned ventral hernias. That paradigm eventually gave way to blood component therapy with balanced ratios, followed…

New injury trends emerge during COVID-19 pandemic

New injury trends emerge during COVID-19 pandemic

Trauma volumes and injury types changed significantly for most hospitals during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most trauma centers saw an overall reduction in trauma cases as a result of work closures and stay-at-home orders. At the same time, some trauma leaders reported increases in domestic,…