Based on an analysis of outcomes of severe traumas in 565 patients the author considers the main criteria of irreversibility of injuries to be the number of injured body areas, patients' age, blood loss volume, degree of shock. The main pathogenetic factor of the state of irreversibility is hypoxia.
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