Trauma Centers

Known as: Trauma Center, centers trauma, Centers, Trauma 
Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND Coagulopathy is present at admission in 25% of trauma patients, is associated with shock and a 5-fold increase in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Hospitals have difficulty justifying the expense of maintaining trauma centers without strong evidence of their… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Previous studies have reported that the number and distribution of trauma centers are uneven across states, suggesting… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
OBJECTIVE The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of American College of Surgeons (ACS) trauma center… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND We have previously shown that blood transfusion in the first 24 hours is an independent predictor of mortality… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
CONTEXT The premise underlying regionalization of trauma care is that larger volumes of trauma patients cared for in fewer… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
OBJECTIVE Alcoholism is the leading risk factor for injury. The authors hypothesized that providing brief alcohol interventions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND It is essential to identify patients at high risk of death and complications for future studies of interventions to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Blunt aortic injury is a major cause of death from blunt trauma. Evolution of diagnostic techniques and methods of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1989
Highly Cited
1989
The Trauma Score (TS) has been revised. The revision includes Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), systolic blood pressure (SBP), and… (More)
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