Traumatic injuries: organization and ergonomics of imaging in the emergency environment

@article{Wintermark2002TraumaticIO,
  title={Traumatic injuries: organization and ergonomics of imaging in the emergency environment},
  author={Max Wintermark and Pierre-Alexandre Poletti and Christoph D. Becker and Pierre Schnyder},
  journal={European Radiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={959-968}
}
Management of trauma patients relies on a simple but obvious concept: Time is life! This is a challenge to the emergency radiologist in his evaluation of the radiological admission survey of severe trauma patients, since the latter need a quick and thorough survey of craniocerebral, cervical, thoracic, abdominal, and limb lesions. This article reviews the architectural design and the management strategies required to fulfill this purpose. Whereas plain films and ultrasonography have precise but… CONTINUE READING
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