A historical perspective of trauma system development in the United States.

  title={A historical perspective of trauma system development in the United States.},
  author={Richard J. Mullins},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  volume={47 3 Suppl},
The concept of a trauma system as public health policy has developed substantially during the 30 years since publication of Accidental Death and Disability: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society. The military experience with casualties established the public expectation that grievously injured citizens should be expected to survive if a system enables a team of experts to work smoothly together. The federal government has invested hundreds of millions of dollars in support of development of… CONTINUE READING

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