Trauma — Stabilization, Assessment, and Transportation

  • G. Gordini
  • M. Menarini
Conference paper


In the complex management of patients with severe trauma (severe trauma as defined by ISS15), the pre-hospital phase plays a fundamental role. As is often the case, the patient spends great part of the “golden hour” outside the hospital setting and in many European facilities, hospitalization (the time gap between the trauma-inducing event and arrival in the emergency ward) exceeds 1 h, especially in the case of events taking place in rural areas.


Trauma Patient Severe Head Injury Trauma System Medical Emergency Helicopter Service Basic Life Support 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Gordini
    • 1
  • M. Menarini
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Intensive CareBolognaItaly

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