trauma care system

trau·ma care sys·tem

(traw'mă kār sis'tĕm)
A coordinated emergency medical service (EMS) system designed to provide rapid assessment of victims of severe or multisystem trauma, transport to a trauma center, and definitive care. May involve air medical transport.
See also: air medical transport, emergency medical service system, trauma
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* The Army is working on an autonomous robotic trauma care system that can treat wounded soldiers on the battlefield.
Department of Defense to create an autonomous trauma care system that fits in a backpack and can treat and stabilize soldiers injured in remote locations.
The program came about as legislators were searching for a way to fund the state's emergency trauma care system, a vastly expensive enterprise that requires regional networks of hospitals with state of the art equipment and on-call physicians.
This 356-page book has been divided in to six sections in which integrated Trauma Care System, Mass Casualty incidents and disaster response, approach to seriously injured patient, regional trauma, extremity and pelvic trauma besides trauma scenarios have been discussed in detail.
A National Trauma Care System: Integrating Military and Civilian Trauma Systems to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths After Injury.
In this context, developing regionally relevant trauma care system strategies has the potential to decrease mortality from injury for this new global operational environment.
The huge burden of disease, together with poor prehospital care, limited expertise and in-house training, contributes to the gross inequities that exist in our current trauma care system.
When a trauma care system as described here was instituted in Quebec, Canada, mortality from severe trauma decreased over the next decade from 51.8% in 1992 to 8.6% in 2002 (36).
It will be a trauma level 1 unit - a complete trauma care system that will be open 24 hours a day and staffed by general and specialist surgeons.
He added: "It feels like I have survived against the odds, but what I have learnt from the teams who have cared for me is that all parts of the major trauma care system worked as planned.
The injury invention programme will hopefully reduce injuries and improve patient outcomes." The trauma service was established by HMC to develop a comprehensive, integrated, data driven trauma care system for Qatar.
He covers general principles; a trauma care system; management at the site, in transport, and at hospitals and tertiary centers; the examination and management of various body systems at a hospital; management of pediatric, geriatric, pregnancy, and burn cases; and rehabilitation.
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