Pearls on Intensive Care Medicine Practice - Project "Critical Care A Day"
Saturday, June 20, 2015
Q: What is the trauma triad of death?
Answer: The trauma triad of death is the combination
This combination is commonly seen in patients who have sustained severe traumatic injuries and if presents results in a significant rise in the mortality rate. The three conditions share a complex relationship; each factor can compound the others, resulting in high mortality if the cycle continues uninterrupted.