Gender-associated differences in access to trauma center care: A population-based analysis.

@article{Gmez2012GenderassociatedDI,
  title={Gender-associated differences in access to trauma center care: A population-based analysis.},
  author={David G{\'o}mez and Barbara K Haas and Charles de Mestral and Sunjay V Sharma and Marvin M-Y Hsiao and Brandon Zagorski and Gordon David Rubenfeld and Joel G. Ray and Avery B Nathens},
  journal={Surgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={152 2},
  pages={179-85}
}
BACKGROUND Disparities in access to services across genders have been reported in many healthcare settings. The extent to which this occurs in the case of emergency surgical care is unknown. We set out to evaluate whether gender is a determinant of access to trauma center care, particularly in the setting where trauma triage guidelines are strong facilitators to ensure that access is determined by physiologic status and injury characteristics. METHODS Population-based retrospective cohort… CONTINUE READING
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