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Contents

Books and Documents

Battle Casualties
in Korea

Studies of the
Surgical Research Team

Volume II.
Tools for Resuscitation


Battle Casualties in Korea:
Studies of the Surgical Research Team

Volume II: Tools for Resuscitation

Editorial Board

Editor-in-Chief

John M. Howard, M. D.
Baylor University College of Medicine

Associate Editors

Vol. I. Lieutenant Colonel Carl W. Hughes, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School

Vol. II. Lieutenant Colonel William H. Crosby, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School

Vol. III. Lieutenant Colonel Curtis P. Artz, MC
Brooke Army Medical Center

Vol. IV. Major William H. Meroney, MC
Army Medical Service Graduate School

Army Medical Service Graduate School
Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Washington, D. C.


Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Major General Leonard D. Heaton, MC
Commanding

Army Medical Service Graduate School
Brigadier General John R. Wood, MC
Commandant


Contents

1. Introduction

2. Studies of the Absorption and Equilibration of Water (Deuterium Oxide) from the Gastrointestinal Tract Following Injury

3. Studies of the Absorption and Equilibration of Water (Deuterium Oxide) from the Gastrointestinal Tract Following Abdominal Surgery Under Spinal Anesthesia

4. Equilibration Time of Water (Deuterium Oxide) Following Intravenous Injection in the Battle Casualty

5. Equilibration Time of Deuterium Oxide Following Subcutaneous or Intramuscular Injection

6. The Hematologic Response to Wounding and to Resuscitation Accomplished by Large Transfusions of Stored Blood

7. Some Immunohematologic Results of Large Transfusions of Group O Blood in Recipients of Other Blood Groups

8. Changes in the Coagulation Mechanism Following Wounding and Resuscitation with Stored Blood

9. Studies of Blood Volume and Transfusion Therapy in the Korean Battle Casualty

10. In Vitro Studies of Whole Blood During Shipment and Storage

11. The Blood Program in the Korean War

12. Plasma Retention and Urinary Excretion of Dextran and Modified Fluid Gelatin in Combat Casualties

13. The Fate of Dextran and Modified Fluid Gelatin in Casualties with Renal Insufficiency

14. Clinical Observations on the Use of Dextran and Modified Fluid Gelatin in Combat Casualties

15. A Study of the Histological Localization of Dextran in Tissues of Korean Battle Casualties

16. Plastic Bags for Intravenous Infusions: Observations in Korea with Saline, Dextran and Blood

17. Clinical Observations on the Role of Vasoconstrictors in the Treatment of Hypotension Following Injury

18. Anesthesia for Combat Casualties on the Basis of Experience in Korea

19. The Plasma Concentration of Penicillin in Korean Battle Casualties

20. A Comparison of Antibiotic Concentrations in Plasma and Muscle

21. Clinical Observations of the Effect of Intravenous Calcium Gluconate on Post-transfusion Hypotension

22. Dehydration Survey in the Combat Soldier