Current Concepts of Polytrauma Management

  title={Current Concepts of Polytrauma Management},
  author={PD Philip F. Stahel and Christoph Eckhard Heyde and Wolfgang Ertel},
  journal={European Journal of Trauma},
In recent years, the implementation of standardized protocols of polytrauma management led to a significant improvement of trauma care in European countries and to a decrease in posttraumatic morbidity and mortality. As such, the “Advanced Trauma Life Support” (ATLS®) protocol for the acute management of severely injured patients has been established as a… CONTINUE READING