Impact on process of trauma care delivery 1 year after the introduction of a trauma program in a provincial trauma center.

@article{Simons1999ImpactOP,
  title={Impact on process of trauma care delivery 1 year after the introduction of a trauma program in a provincial trauma center.},
  author={Richard Keith Simons and Vasiliki Eliopoulos and David F Laflamme and David Ross Brown},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1999},
  volume={46 5},
  pages={811-5; discussion 815-6}
}
BACKGROUND Trauma care delivery in Canada, even in major trauma centers, usually devolves to the most involved service. For patients with multisystem injuries, this is not always optimal and aspects of care outside the domain of the primary service are apt to be overlooked. Trauma care is necessarily multidisciplinary, and to be optimal, appropriate integration of the care process and prioritization are required. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact on care in a busy provincial… CONTINUE READING