'Step Up' approach to the application of REBOA technology in a rural
Surgery, Emergency Medicine
Trauma Surg Acute Care Open
Shock, Hemorrhagic, Balloon Occlusion
Our group has developed a 'Step Up' approach to the application of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) in a rural trauma system. This incorporates viewing REBOA as a spectrum of technology. Examples of REBOA technology use to improve outcomes and provision of our system's clinical practice guideline for the Step-Up application of REBOA technology in the care of trauma patients are presented.
Vernamonti, Jack P; Holcomb, John; Mick, Nathan W; Falank, Carolyne; Ontengco, Julianne B; Rappold, Joseph; and Sheppard, Forest Raymond, "'Step Up' approach to the application of REBOA technology in a rural" (2019). Maine Medical Center. 1441.