Hypotension in Trauma: Is the bar set too low?

Trauma is a big killer, and practice has evolved to accept lower blood pressure with the concept of permissive hypotension.

In this, the first TiCME Chat session, Dr David Lamond a retrieval and ED specialist and I discuss what traumatic hypotension actually means and what the evidence can tell us about current practices. 

What do you think? Post  a comment or question below!

We will cover the concepts of permissive hypotension, damage control resuscitation and haemostatic resuscitation in the next tutorial.

 

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