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Special circumstances 

Special circumstances
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Special circumstances
Author(s):

Aneel Bhangu

, Caroline Lee

, and Keith Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199558643.003.08
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date: 11 December 2019

Cardiac arrest in trauma 108

Trauma in pregnancy 110

Trauma in children 114

Trauma in the elderly 118

Burns 120

Electrical injury 126

Blast injury 128

Cardiac arrest following trauma carries an extremely poor prognosis. There are many irreversible causes, e.g. injury to the vital mediastinal structures, severe head injury, major tracheobronchial injury, or a medical cause of cardiac arrest leading up the traumatic event....

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