Trauma Team Activation for Geriatric Trauma at a Level II Trauma Center: Are the Elderly Under-triaged?

Geriatric patients often sustain life-threatening injuries from minor trauma. A growing body of research suggests that these patients are often under-triaged in the emergency setting.The purpose of this research was to evaluate whether or not geriatric trauma patients are under-triaged at a communit...

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Main Authors: Grant S. Buchanan, Daniel Scott Kahn, Harry Burke, Brian Czarkowski, Richard Boe, Milad Modarresi, Franklin D. Shuler
Format: Article
Published: Marshall University 2017-07-01
Series:Marshall Journal of Medicine
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