The Pre-hospital Management of Pelvic Fractures: Initial Consensus Statement

I Scott, K Porter, C Laird, M Bloch, I Greaves

Pelvic injuries remain a significant cause of morbidity and mortality within the United Kingdom even with advances in hospital care. Massive haemorrhage associated with unstable pelvic fractures continues to be one of the leading causes of death. Pelvic binding devices now allow early stabilisation in the pre-hospital environment.
This consensus statement aims to provide guidance on the early management of pelvic injuries and the use of these devices.

Key Words: Pelvic fractures; Pelvic binders; S.A.M Pelvic sling; T-POD;

RCSEd FPHC Pelvic Consensus.pdf