Trauma System Agenda for the Future
 

Index

What is Trauma

What is Trauma Systems

The Vision

Executive Summary

Introduction

Comprehensive Trauma Care System: Fundamental Components of Trauma Care

Comprehensive Trauma Care System: Key Infrastructure Elements

Conclusion

Glossary

References

Appendices

Comprehensive Trauma Care System: Fundamental Components of Trauma Care

A comprehensive trauma system consists of many different components that are integrated and coordinated to provide cost-effective services for injury prevention and patient care. At the center of this system is the continuum of care, which includes injury prevention, pre-hospital care, acute care facilities, and post-hospital care.