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Disparities in access to trauma care in the United States: A population-based analysis

Tuesday, June 20, 2017   (0 Comments)
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The Center for Disease Control released a report titled Disparities in access to trauma care in the United States: A population-based analysis.  

 

According to the CDC, injury is a major contributor to morbidity and mortality in the United States. Expanding access to trauma care is a Healthy People priority. The extent to which disparities in access to trauma care exist in the US is unknown. Our objective was to describe geographic, demographic, and socioeconomic disparities in access to trauma care in the United States. 

 

Click here for the abstract and for information on accessing the full article. 

 

Brendan G. Carr, Ariel J. Bowman, Catherine S. Wolff, Michael T. Mullen, Daniel N. Holena, Charles C. Branas, Douglas J. Wiebe

Injury, Vol. 48, Issue 2, p332–338

Published online: January 3, 2017

 

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