Journal of Emergencies, Trauma, and Shock

: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 285--295

Hemorrhagic shock: The «DQ»physiology approach«DQ»

Fabrizio Giuseppe Bonanno 
 Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

Correspondence Address:
Fabrizio Giuseppe Bonanno
Trauma Directorate, Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Johannesburg
South Africa

A shift of approach from «SQ»clinics trying to fit physiology«SQ» to the one of «SQ»physiology to clinics«SQ», with interpretation of the clinical phenomena from their physiological bases to the tip of the clinical iceberg, and a management exclusively based on modulation of physiology, is finally surging as the safest and most efficacious philosophy in hemorrhagic shock. ATLS® classification and recommendations on hemorrhagic shock are not helpful because antiphysiological and potentially misleading. Hemorrhagic shock needs to be reclassified in the direction of usefulness and timing of intervention: in particular its assessment and management need to be tailored to physiology.

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Bonanno FG. Hemorrhagic shock: The "physiology approach".J Emerg Trauma Shock 2012;5:285-295

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Bonanno FG. Hemorrhagic shock: The "physiology approach". J Emerg Trauma Shock [serial online] 2012 [cited 2020 Apr 5 ];5:285-295
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