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A comparison of prehospital and hospital data in trauma patients.



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1 Key Question 1: For patients with known or suspected trauma who are treated out-of-hospital by EMS personnel, what is the predictive utility of measures of circulatory compromise or derivative measures (e.g., the shock index) for predicting serious injury requiring transport to the highest level trauma center available? 1a: How does the predictive utility of the studied measures of circulatory compromise vary across age groups (e.g., children or the elderly)? Specifically, what values for the different age ranges are supported by the evidence?
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Title A comparison of prehospital and hospital data in trauma patients.
Author Arbabi S., Jurkovich GJ., Wahl WL., Franklin GA., Hemmila MR., Taheri PA., Maier RV.
Country Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. sarbabi@umich.edu
Year 2004
Numbers Pubmed ID: 15179242

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