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Evaluation of Rural vs Urban Trauma Patients Served by 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Services

Description
Evaluates differences in rural and urban emergency medical services (EMS) using injury severity, care process, and mortality among injured patients based on data from rural and urban Oregon and Washington. Addresses distance to trauma centers, EMS structures, timing of death, and other factors.
Author(s)
Craig D. Newgard, Rongwei Fu, Eileen Bulger, et al.
Citation
JAMA Surgery, 152(1), 11-18
Date
01/2017
Type
Document
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Oregon · Washington