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Fluid resuscitation in prehospital trauma care: a consensus view
  1. M Revell1,
  2. K Porter2,
  3. I Greaves3
  1. 1Specialist Registrar, Trauma and Orthopaedics, Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
  2. 2Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, UK
  3. 3Department of Accident and Emergency Medicine, Peterborough District Hospital, Peterborough, UK
  1. Correspondence to:
 Mr K Porter, Selly Oak Hospital, Raddlebarn Road, Birmingham B29 6JD, UK;


This paper reviews the evidence concerning the administration of fluid to trauma victims in the prehopsital setting. Clinical evidence from a consensus meeting is used to propose a practical and safe framework for the managment of such patients.

  • fluid resuscitaiton
  • prehopsital care

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