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Prehospital notification for major trauma patients requiring emergency hospital transport: a systematic review.

08:00 EDT 3rd May 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Prehospital notification for major trauma patients requiring emergency hospital transport: a systematic review."

This systematic review aimed to determine the effect of prehospital notification systems for major trauma patients on overall (< 30 days) and early (< 24 hours) mortality, hospital reception and trauma team presence (or equivalent) on arrival, time to critical interventions and length of hospital stay.

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Name: Journal of evidence-based medicine
ISSN: 1756-5391
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