A twelve-year analysis of disease and provider complications on an organized level I trauma service: as good as it gets?

@article{Hoyt2003ATA,
  title={A twelve-year analysis of disease and provider complications on an organized level I trauma service: as good as it gets?},
  author={David Butler Hoyt and Raul Coimbra and Bruce M Potenza and Jay Joseph Doucet and Dale A Fortlage and Peg Holingsworth-Fridlund and T. J. Holbrook},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2003},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={26-36; discussion 36-7}
}
BACKGROUND The development of trauma systems reduces preventable mortality and the measurement of standardized complications creates further opportunity for improvement in morbidity. The annual incidence of complications in a trauma population has been previously reported but the frequency change over time in a single institution is not well studied. METHODS All patients who were hospitalized for more than 24 hours, who died, were admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) or Intermediate Care… CONTINUE READING

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