What Is Trauma
Trauma is defined as a bodily wound or shock produced by sudden physical injury, such as that from violence or an accident, including vehicle crashes, severe falls, gunshots or knives, blunt force, blasts and burns. Trauma is uniquely defined by the severity and location of the injury.
News in Trauma
- Joint statement from the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) regarding the clinical use of Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA)
- Interview with Eileen Bulger, MD, new chair of the ACS Committee on Trauma