#FOAMed of the week: Acute Traumatic Coagulopathy by Karim Brohi via SMACC14

With pre-hospital blood coming to South East Scotland its past time to find out why we're making such a fuss about it..... PLUS see below to get the low down on ROTEM!

Karim Brohi highlights the pitfalls of fluid resuscutation and the deadly spiral of coagulopathy in severe trauma.

— http://www.smacc.net.au/2014/08/acute-coagulopathy-of-trauma-by-brohi/

See Practical-Haemostasis.com's guide to TEG and ROTEM, plus watch the video below (technically its about TEG but similar principles). Boths links from the ever amazing: Life in the fast lane.