DCR for Non-trauma Patients

Ryan P. Dumas, Jeremy W. Cannon*

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Damage control resuscitation (DCR) principles have been well-established in the trauma literature and are now being applied to multiple different patient populations. In current practice, DCR can and should be applied to adult, pediatric, and geriatric patients alike. Specific applications include patients with perioperative hemorrhage, obstetric hemorrhage, and gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Perhaps the most important consideration when applying DCR to non-trauma patients is to account for variations in patient physiology across these different populations. This chapter will highlight some of the key features of DCR in non-trauma patients.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDamage Control Resuscitation
Subtitle of host publicationIdentification and Treatment of Life-Threatening Hemorrhage
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9783030208202
ISBN (Print)9783030208196
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes


  • Blood components
  • Damage control resuscitation
  • Factor VIIa
  • Geriatric hemorrhage
  • Massive transfusion
  • Obstetric hemorrhage
  • Pediatric hemorrhage
  • Prothrombin complex concentrate
  • Tranexamic acid
  • Whole blood


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