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  1. Is 24-hour operating room staff absolutely necessary for level II trauma center designation ? Discussion.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    American association for the surgery of trauma. Annual session. Louisville KY (USA), 1992/09/17.

    Recent papers from established trauma centers reported average elapsed times from emergency department (ED) admission to the operating room (OR) of greater than 100 minutes for patients judged to be in immediate need of surgery.

    This study was undertaken to determine whether patients treated at an institution desiring level II trauma center designation in a geographic area with a low incidence of penetrating trauma suffered any adverse effects because of lack of a 24-hour in-house OR staff.

    Trauma registry data at The Stamford Hospital, a suburban community teaching hospital without OR nursing staff in-house at night, were reviewed and compared with data from three affiliated level I trauma centers and with established national standards using TRISS methodology.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Soin intensif, Temps attente, Bloc opératoire, Salle, Personnel, Classification, Epidémiologie, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Intensive care, Waiting time, Operating room, Room, Personnel, Classification, Epidemiology, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0630348

    Code Inist : 002B30A04A. Création : 199406.