Guidelines for essential trauma care

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF SURGERY SOCIETE INTERNATIONALE DE CHIRURGIE and

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE SURGERY OF TRAUMA AND SURGICAL INTENSIVE CARE

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Guidelines for essential trauma care/Injuries and Violence Prevention Department, World Health Organization and the International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care (IATSIC), International Society of Surgery/Société Internationale de Chirurgie.

I.Wounds and injuries—therapy 2.Emergency medical services— organization and administration 3.Emergency medical services—standards 4.Guidelines I.International Association for the Surgery of Trauma and Surgical Intensive Care II.Title.

ISBN 92 4 154640 9 (NLM Classification: WO 700)

Suggested citation: Mock C, Lormand JD, Goosen J, Joshipura M, Peden M. Guidelines for essential trauma care. Geneva, World Health Organization, 2004

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