Trauma systems

Michael J. Davis, Michael J. Parr

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Trauma is one of the major causes of death and disability in modern society, particularly for the young. Organized trauma systems reduce mortality and morbidity from trauma. An effective trauma system addresses all aspects of trauma care, from prevention to rehabilitation. Well-developed trauma systems are currently available only to a minority of the world's population. Trauma systems in developed nations have much potential for improvement.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)185-189
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2001
Externally publishedYes


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