General surgeons and the Advanced Trauma Life Support course: is it time to refocus?

@article{Esposito1995GeneralSA,
  title={General surgeons and the Advanced Trauma Life Support course: is it time to refocus?},
  author={Thomas J. Esposito and Alma M Kuby and Christine Unfred and Richard L. Gamelli},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1995},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={929-33; discussion 933-4}
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to assess Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) training status of general surgeons, its perceived utility, and its relation to clinical trauma practice. METHODS A national sample of 1300 general surgeons was surveyed by mail about trauma training, ATLS status, trauma call, and confidence in clinical trauma care abilities… CONTINUE READING