Catastrophic Haemorrhage

In the flow of the Primary survey, Catastrophic Haemorrhage is the first clinical assessment and treatment that a clinician should look for. Catastrophic haemorrhage will quickly exsanguinate the patient of blood. When blood has left the body, it cannot typically be replaced easily in the pre-hospital environment. In this section we will review the pathophysiology of catastrophic haemorrhage and how to manage it. 

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