Damage Control Resuscitation

Damage control resuscitation is aimed at helping to avoid or diminish the Lethal Triad of Trauma Management: Acidosis, Hypothermia, Coagulopathy. It has three core concepts:

  1. Acute Coagulopathy of Trauma
  2. Permissive Hypotension
  3. Massive Transfusion & Hemostatic Resuscitation


The Emergency Medicine Kenya (EMK) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization registered in Kenya in 2015 that aims to ensure timely, accessible and quality lifesaving emergency care in Kenya.