Geographic access to burn center hospitals.

@article{Klein2009GeographicAT,
  title={Geographic access to burn center hospitals.},
  author={Matthew Brady Klein and C Bradley Kramer and Jason Nelson and Frederick P. Rivara and Nicole S. Gibran and Thomas Concannon},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2009},
  volume={302 16},
  pages={1774-81}
}
CONTEXT The delivery of burn care is a resource-intensive endeavor that requires specialized personnel and equipment. The optimal geographic distribution of burn centers has long been debated; however, the current distribution of centers relative to geographic area and population is unknown. OBJECTIVE To estimate the proportion of the US population living within 1 and 2 hours by rotary air transport (helicopter) or ground transport of a burn care facility. DESIGN AND SETTING A cross… CONTINUE READING

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