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What is a trauma center?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Trauma centers

They are equipped with skilled staff to handle such emergencies.

In brief: Trauma centers

They are equipped with skilled staff to handle such emergencies.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Michael McGonigal
A trauma center is a hospital equipped with special equipment and trained staff to take care of injured people. The highest level trauma centers have around the clock availability of operating rooms and specialists, as well as trauma surgeons who are present when seriously injured people arrive.
Dr. Gutti Rao
Internal Medicine - Hospital-based practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Trauma center

Levels1-5. 1 being the highest with all specialities available.
Trauma team starts care as soon as the patient comes to er. In other words, trauma team compliments the care given by er physician.

In brief: Trauma center

Levels1-5. 1 being the highest with all specialities available.
Trauma team starts care as soon as the patient comes to er. In other words, trauma team compliments the care given by er physician.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Treatment Center

A trauma center is a location where resources needed for the definitive treatment of trauma patients are located.
This will consist of surgeons, anesthesiologists and other specialists available 24 hours a day.

In brief: Treatment Center

A trauma center is a location where resources needed for the definitive treatment of trauma patients are located.
This will consist of surgeons, anesthesiologists and other specialists available 24 hours a day.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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