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Are there uniform standards throughout the country for trauma center levels?

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Dr. Ernest Block
Surgery - Trauma
2 doctors agree

In brief: No

The american college of surgeons (acs) committee on trauma is the recognized authority on verification of trauma centers.
Some state designating authorities do not use the acs standards entirely. However, each state has a standard, and the differences are small. No hospital can self-designate as a trauma center.

In brief: No

The american college of surgeons (acs) committee on trauma is the recognized authority on verification of trauma centers.
Some state designating authorities do not use the acs standards entirely. However, each state has a standard, and the differences are small. No hospital can self-designate as a trauma center.
Dr. Ernest Block
Dr. Ernest Block
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

The american college of surgeons provides a set of uniform standard for trauma enters throughout the country.

In brief: Yes

The american college of surgeons provides a set of uniform standard for trauma enters throughout the country.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice

In brief: Same

Standards may be the same.
The level of care may different, depending on procedures done, and level of expertise available.

In brief: Same

Standards may be the same.
The level of care may different, depending on procedures done, and level of expertise available.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao
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