A 48-year-old member asked:
how can you know if you local er is a trauma center?
3 doctor answers
Dr. Vasu Brown answered
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Will post link: This is a quick list to help u http://www.Facs.Org/trauma/verified.Html.
Answered on Dec 10, 2014
Dr. Pam Yoder answered
Specializes in Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Contact hospital adm: Call the local hospital administration. They will tell you the nearest trauma center in your community. In some cases the designation of trauma center is not permanent. Therefore, it is important to get current information about your hospital and to ask what level the trauma center is.
Answered on Oct 8, 2012
Dr. Richard Pollard answered
29 years experience Anesthesiology
Call The Hospital: There are various levels of trauma centers. The er is only part of the trauma team. The main part of the trauma team are the surgeons who take care of the trauma patient. A level one trauma center will have surgeons and anesthesiologists in house 24 hours a day to take care of these patients. The er is primarily a stabilizing and triage center for trauma patients before they are moved on for defi.
Answered on Apr 24, 2015
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