ICU Protocols pp 511-519 | Cite as

General Management of Trauma

  • Vinay Gulati
  • Sanjeev Bhoi
  • Rajesh Chawla


Trauma affects the productive youth of the country and is a major cause of death and disability in the first four decades of life. Improvement and organization of trauma care services are a cost-effective way of improving patient outcome. Proper organization of these systems reduces the time between injury and the definitive care, thereby reducing the morbidity and mortality.


Trauma Patient Injured Patient Cardiac Tamponade Trauma Team Tension Pneumothorax 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Emergency MedicineJ.P.N. Apex Trauma Centre, AIIMSNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Respiratory, Critical Care & Sleep MedicineIndraprastha Apollo HospitalsNew DelhiIndia

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