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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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