The General Surgeon and the Early Care of Injured Patients
Violence, terrorism, and the great number of traffic accidents give trauma epidemic proportions and produce a major health and social problem. In the United States the death rate due to trauma for people between 15 and 24 years of age increased by 13% from 1960 to 1978.
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