Advanced Trauma Life Support®. ABCDE from a radiological point of view

  title={Advanced Trauma Life Support®. ABCDE from a radiological point of view},
  author={Digna R. Kool and Johan G. Blickman},
  journal={Emergency Radiology},
  pages={135 - 141}
Accidents are the primary cause of death in patients aged 45 years or younger. In many countries, Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) is the foundation on which trauma care is based. We will summarize the principles and the radiological aspects of the ATLS®, and we will discuss discrepancies with day to day practice and the radiological literature. Because the ATLS® is neither thorough nor up-to-date concerning several parts of radiology in trauma, it should not be adopted without serious… CONTINUE READING
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