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The trauma team 

The trauma team
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The trauma team
Author(s):

Jason Smith

, Ian Greaves

, and Keith M Porter

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199543328.003.0004
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date: 21 September 2019

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There is now good evidence to suggest the input of a multi-disciplinary trauma team improves the management and outcome of multiply-injured patients. Traditional trauma education focuses on the horizontal management of trauma patients, but with a team involved, the assessment of catastrophic haemorrhage, airway, breathing, and circulation can happen simultaneously, along with institution of monitoring, exposure of the patient, and initial trauma radiographs....

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