Strengthening Prehospital Trauma Care in the Absence of Formal Emergency Medical Services

  title={Strengthening Prehospital Trauma Care in the Absence of Formal Emergency Medical Services},
  author={Charles Mock},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
The article by Jayaraman, Mbweijano, Lipnick et al. represents an important contribution to the literature because it addresses one of the most significant and difficult issues in care of the injured [1]. This is the issue of how to improve prehospital trauma care services in areas of lowand middle-income countries that are beyond the reach of any formal emergency medical services (EMS). This issue is of great significance for several reasons: Most of the injured who die do so in the field… CONTINUE READING


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