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Population-Based Trauma Outcomes

Final report of a committee funded by the Department of Health and Human Services to identify and measure concepts, and prioritize measure gaps for evaluating population-based trauma care outcomes. Includes the framework for evaluating trauma care at a regional or population level comprising access to trauma services, cost and resource use, trauma clinical care, and prevention of trauma. Discusses issues related to rural access to trauma care and potential measures and measure adaptations for rural areas, as well as listing measures developed by the University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center.
National Quality Forum
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Abuse and violence · Access · Emergency department and urgent care services · Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality · Injuries

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