Robyn Farrington

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BACKGROUND The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) ranks helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) as one of the most perilous occupations in the United States, with improvements in its safety of highest priority. As many injured patients are transported by helicopter, this is of particular concern to the trauma community. The use of HEMS is(More)
BACKGROUND Recent data suggest that specialty intensive care units (ICUs) have outcomes better than those of mixed ICUs. The cause for this apparent discrepancy has not been well established. We hypothesized that trauma patients admitted to a dedicated trauma ICU (TICU) would have a lower complication rate as well as death after complication (failure to(More)
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