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Recommendations of Wahlstrom et al for Management of a Trauma Patient with Cirrhosis

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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A trauma patient with cirrhosis is at increased risk for complications and death. Wahlstrom et al recommended a number of interventions to increase survival in those patients requiring emergency laparotomy. The authors are from the University of Minnesota and Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.

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