The culture of a trauma team in relation to human factors.

@article{Cole2006TheCO,
  title={The culture of a trauma team in relation to human factors.},
  author={Elaine Cole and Nicola J Crichton},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2006},
  volume={15 10},
  pages={1257-66}
}
AIM The aim of this ethnographic study was to explore the culture of a trauma team in relation to human factors. BACKGROUND Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death in the first four decades of life in the western world. Evidence suggests that the initial assessment and resuscitation of trauma victims is most successfully carried out by an organized trauma team. Most trauma teams use Advanced Trauma Life Support principles which focus on rapid assessment and management of the patient's… CONTINUE READING

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