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what is the most important thing in the management of severe hemorrhagic shock?

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Dr. Mithil Gajera
20 years experience Critical Care
Hospital: Stop bleeding if possible. Go to nearest hospital. Physician insert large bore intravenous line and start massive transfusion protocol and do everything to stop bleeding.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014
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