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Are there differences between a "trauma center" and an "emergency room"?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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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.
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Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology

In brief: Yes

An er is a location to triage and attampt stabilize a trauma patient before they are sent for definitive treatment.
A trauma center is where the patients are actually treated and managed. There are several levels of trauma centers, up to and including the level one trauma center where there are surgeons and anesthesiologists present for 24 hours a day to take care of these patients.

In brief: Yes

An er is a location to triage and attampt stabilize a trauma patient before they are sent for definitive treatment.
A trauma center is where the patients are actually treated and managed. There are several levels of trauma centers, up to and including the level one trauma center where there are surgeons and anesthesiologists present for 24 hours a day to take care of these patients.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Dr. Richard Pollard
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