Assessment of Lithuanian trauma care service using a conceptual framework for assessing the performance of health system.

@article{Luneviius2012AssessmentOL,
  title={Assessment of Lithuanian trauma care service using a conceptual framework for assessing the performance of health system.},
  author={Raimundas Lunevi{\vc}ius and Mohammed Hafizur Rahman},
  journal={European journal of public health},
  year={2012},
  volume={22 1},
  pages={26-31}
}
BACKGROUND Injury is the number one public health problem in Lithuania in terms of disability adjusted life years lost. The trauma system plays an important role in injury statistics. The objective of this article is to describe and assess the performance of Lithuanian trauma sector. METHODS The framework for assessing the performance of health systems proposed by Murray and Frenk (2000) was employed. RESULTS The primary intention criterion--to reduce the number of trauma cases, injury… CONTINUE READING

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