Demand for specialised training for the obese trauma patient: National ATLS expert group survey results.

@article{Pucher2017DemandFS,
  title={Demand for specialised training for the obese trauma patient: National ATLS expert group survey results.},
  author={P H Pucher and Lulu Tanno and Kalon Hewage and Nigel Mark Bagnall},
  journal={Injury},
  year={2017},
  volume={48 5},
  pages={1058-1062}
}
BACKGROUND The growing incidence of obesity in Western populations continues to place new stressors on health systems. Obese trauma patients present particular challenges across the entirety of the patient care pathway, and are at risk of higher lengths of stay, morbidity, and mortality. This study sought to assess a national group of trauma experts… CONTINUE READING