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Wilderness: Bleeding (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

hemorrhage, cuts, lacerations, bleeding, shock

Author and Editor

Author: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

REFERENCE: Ballas, M. et. al. Bleeding and Bruising: A Diagnostic Work-up. Am Fam Physician. 2008 Apr 15;77(8):1117-1124.

Previous Contributing Editors: Ivette Motola, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; James Kimo Takayesu, MD, Staff Physician, Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Massachusetts General Hospital.


Last Editorial Review: 2/17/2012

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