Elderly trauma patients have high circulating noradrenaline levels but attenuated release of adrenaline, platelets, and leukocytes in response to increasing injury severity

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: High patient age is a strong predictor of poor outcome in trauma patients. The present study investigated the effect of age on mortality and biomarkers of sympathoadrenal activation, tissue, endothelial, and glycocalyx damage, coagulation activation/inhibition, fibrinolysis, and inflammation in trauma patients at admission.
TidsskriftCritical Care Medicine
Udgave nummer6
Sider (fra-til)1844-50
Antal sider7
StatusUdgivet - 2012

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