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After participating in this educational activity, attendees should be able to:
1|Describe how Damage Control Resuscitation (DCR) is not one technique, but rather a group of strategies which addresses the lethal triad of Metabolic Acidosis, Coagulopathy and Hypothermia. 
2|Describe how DCR aims to prevent coagulopathy in trauma / massive hemorrhage scenarios.
3|Review the pillars of DCR and how they pertain to roles in anesthesia.
4|Describe the conclusions from the Pragmatic, Randomized Optimal Platelet and Plasma Ratios (PROPPR) trial.
5|Describe the conclusions from the Clinical Randomization of an Antifibrinolytic in Significant Hemorrhage 2 (CRASH-2) Trial.
6|Describe the importance of incorporating evolving DCR methodology into patient management at a Level 1 Trauma Center.   


Devin Caugh, MD
Anesthesia Resident
UMass Chan Medical School-Baystate
Baystate Medical Center 

Faculty Disclosure

The design and content of Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education (CE) activities support quality improvement in healthcare and provide fair and balanced views of therapeutic options. Any relevant financial relationships are mitigated prior to the educational activity.

None of the planners or faculty for this educational activity have relevant financial relationship(s) to disclose with ineligible companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. 


Accreditation Statement
In support of improving patient care, Baystate Health is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Baystate Continuing Interprofessional Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM.  Physicians should only claim the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Session date: 
05/16/2024 - 7:00am to 8:00am EDT
Chicopee Agawam Conference Room
Baystate Medical Center
759 Chestnut Street
Springfield, MA 01199
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™

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