The World Wars and Hemorrhage Control

  • Thomas S. HellingEmail author
  • Daniel Azoulay


Dangerous abdominal operations such as liver resection could not reasonably advance unless capabilities developed to recognize and address the physiological changes resulting from surgical trauma and loss of blood. This would translate to a better control of the anesthetized patient, more sophisticated monitoring measures, and the ability to quickly resuscitate if blood loss threatened hemodynamic stability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Mississippi Medical CenterJacksonUSA
  2. 2.Centre Hépato-BiliaireHôpital Universitaire Paul BrousseVillejuifFrance

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