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Initial Assessment and Management

  • Dong-Woo Seo
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Abstract

Trauma is one of the major causes of death for relatively young age [1]. The primary causes of death following trauma are the head injury, chest injury, and major vascular injury. Up to 90% of patients who survive the initial trauma, the burden of ongoing morbidity from trauma, is even more significant.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dong-Woo Seo
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  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineUniversity of Ulsan, College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of MedicineSeoulSouth Korea

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