Chapter 36. Hemorrhagic Shock

  1. Brian H. Rowe MD, MSc, CCFP(EM), FCCP Professor Research Director
  1. Dennis Djogovic MD, FRCPC Assistant Clinical Professor1,2,
  2. Jonathan Davidow MD Staff Physician1,2 and
  3. Peter Brindley MD Staff Physician1

Published Online: 27 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch36

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine

How to Cite

Djogovic, D., Davidow, J. and Brindley, P. (2008) Hemorrhagic Shock, in Evidence-Based Emergency Medicine (ed B. H. Rowe), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444303674.ch36

Editor Information

  1. Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Author Information

  1. 1

    Division of Critical Care Medicine, University of Alberta Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161435

Online ISBN: 9781444303674

SEARCH

Keywords:

  • hemorrhagic shock;
  • theoretical benefits of hypertonic saline in hemorrhagic shock;
  • MEDLINE and Cochrane Library - trauma AND (investigation OR CT OR FAST OR radiology OR sonography OR ultrasound);
  • computerized tomography (CT) and focused assessment with sonography for trauma (FAST);
  • treatment approaches in halting pelvic bleeding - external and internal techniques;
  • hemorrhagic shock treatment;
  • angiography and embolization;
  • FAST as screening tool for hemoperitoneum or hemopericardium

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Clinical scenario

  • Background

  • Clinical questions

  • General search strategy

  • Critical review of the literature

  • Conclusions

  • References