A review of 1241 trauma cases: a study of efficiency in trauma theatres.

@article{Collantes2008ARO,
  title={A review of 1241 trauma cases: a study of efficiency in trauma theatres.},
  author={E Collantes and Cyril Mauffrey and Cambridge Lewis and Mark E Brewster},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2008},
  volume={39 7},
  pages={742-7}
}
BACKGROUND Our trauma department has recently moved to a newly built University hospital. Its geographic situation and the fact that all surgical sub-specialties are represented make it a very busy level 1 trauma centre. Our aim was to assess our activity and efficiency in trauma looking at 1241 consecutive trauma operations over a period of 6 months. Furthermore we evaluate the impact of the move to the new hospital on our activity. METHOD A total of 1241 consecutive trauma operations were… CONTINUE READING