Initial Assessment and Management
Trauma is one of the major causes of death for relatively young age . 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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