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Better Care for the Severely Injured

Author: The Royal College of Surgeons of England and the British Orthopaedic Association
Year: 2000
Publisher: RCSENG - Professional Standards and Regulation


Part one

  • The History of Trauma Organisation
  • The New Influences on Trauma Care
  • The Incidence of Severe Injury
  • The Costs of Injury
  • The Present Arrangements for the Care of Major Injuries
  • The Evidence for Systems of Care for Major Injuries
  • The Objectives of a National Trauma Service

Part two

  • The Need for Audit
  • A National Trauma Audit Research Network (NTARN)
  • A National Trauma Audit Committee (NTAC)
  • The Need for Research

Part three

  • Recommended Standards of Care in Major Trauma

Part four

  • A National Trauma Service
  • How the System Works

Part five

  • The Consultant Workforce for Trauma
  • Training in Trauma Care