Accession Number : ADP003860

Title :   Multiple Organ System Trauma: The Regional Trauma Center Approach,

Corporate Author : TEXAS UNIV HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT HOUSTON

Personal Author(s) : Browner,B. D.

Report Date : 29 APR 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 12

Abstract : This paper will review the modern concepts and systems approach to the management of multiple organ systems trauma. This type of trauma usually results from blunt impacts, such as those associated with vehicular accidents and with falls from great heights. This type of trauma has a higher mortality than that associated wth penetrating injuries.

Descriptors :   *Trauma, Management, Patients, Selection, Transportation, Medical evacuation, Surgery, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE