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Minimal surgery, before transfer to the [[intensive care unit]], that achieves control of hemorrhage and contamination without exposing the multiply injured patient to the [[lethal triad]] caused by excessively long initial operations
Minimal surgery, before transfer to the [[critical care|Surgical Intensive Care Unit]], that achieves control of hemorrhage and contamination without exposing the multiply injured patient to the [[lethal triad]] caused by excessively long initial operations

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A definition or brief description of Damage control surgery.

Minimal surgery, before transfer to the Surgical Intensive Care Unit, that achieves control of hemorrhage and contamination without exposing the multiply injured patient to the lethal triad caused by excessively long initial operations