Evaluation of Rural vs Urban Trauma Patients Served by 9-1-1 Emergency Medical Services
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.
Craig D. Newgard, Rongwei Fu, Eileen Bulger, et al.
JAMA Surgery, 152(1), 11-18
Emergency medical services · Healthcare quality · Injuries · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data · Oregon · Washington