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Trauma Fundamentals

  • Jeffrey Hammond

Summary

Trauma is more of a disease of modern times than ever before. It is a public health problem of epidemic proportions that transcends geographic boundaries and affects all age groups. It is the most common cause of preventable death in the United States. An organized and methodologic approach to both trauma care and prevention has proven to be successful wherever practiced.

Keywords

Spinal Cord Injury Glasgow Coma Scale Trauma Care Advance Trauma Life Support Acute Spinal Cord Injury 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, Inc. 2005

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jeffrey Hammond
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of SurgeryUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical SchoolNew BrunswickUSA

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