Development of road safety performance indicators for trauma management in Europe.

@article{Gitelman2013DevelopmentOR,
  title={Development of road safety performance indicators for trauma management in Europe.},
  author={Victoria Gitelman and Kerstin Auerbach and Etti Doveh},
  journal={Accident; analysis and prevention},
  year={2013},
  volume={60},
  pages={412-23}
}
Trauma management (TM) covers two types of medical treatment: the initial one provided by Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and a further one provided by permanent medical facilities. There is a consensus in the professional literature that to reduce the severity and the number of road crash victims, the TM system should provide rapid and adequate initial care of injury, combined with sufficient further treatment at a hospital or trauma centre. Recognizing the important role of TM for reducing… CONTINUE READING
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