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1/3 of Major Trauma Patients Undertriaged

Thursday, August 28, 2014  
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A new article in the American Journal of Emergency Medicine using the 2010 Nationwide Emergency Department Sample to estimate the national rate of undertriage concludes that more than one-third of US ED major trauma patients were undertriaged, and more than 40% of undertriaged diagnoses were TBIs, however, a significant capacity increase at level I and II TCs to accommodate these patients appears not feasible. A subscription is required for full access.  Click here to read moreā€¦




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