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Impact of advanced technologies on rural trauma care
Author(s): Michael J. McGrane; Dia Gainor; Jan M. Buttrey; John D. Taska; Gregg E. Pierce; Barack Wolff
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Paper Abstract

The high incidence of traumatic injury and death is significant among the western, rural United States. A number of characteristics and factors contribute to this concern, among them extremes in population, distance, terrain, and resources. Opportunity exists to apply current and future advanced technology to impact trauma prevention, communication, emergency response, trauma system support and monitor trauma outcome.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 March 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2102, Coupling Technology to National Need, (7 March 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.170631
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Michael J. McGrane, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Ctr. (United States)
Dia Gainor, Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare (United States)
Jan M. Buttrey, Utah Dept. of Health (United States)
John D. Taska, Arizona Dept.of Health Services (United States)
Gregg E. Pierce, St. Alphonsus Regional Medical Ctr. (United States)
Barack Wolff, New Mexico Dept. of Health (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2102:
Coupling Technology to National Need
Arthur H. Guenther; Louis D. Higgs, Editor(s)

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