Journal of Clinical Trials

Journal of Clinical Trials
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0870

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Chung Mau Lo

Department of Surgery, Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong 999077, China

  • Research Article   
    A Systematic Approach for Regional Trauma System Development
    Author(s): Guixi Zhang, Gilberto Ka Kit Leung, Chung Mau Lo, Richard Kwong-Yin Lo, John Wong, Ronald V. Maier, Eileen M. Bulger, Joe King Man Fan* and Xiaobing Fu*

    Background: International experiences have shown that trauma system development significantly reduces preventable deaths and disabilities. During the 9-year study, the aim was to find solutions for trauma system development in Shenzhen, China, so as to reduce trauma mortality and morbidity. Methods: Introducing the Advanced Trauma Life Support® (ATLS®) program to mainland China was started in 2013. A geospatial analysis of traumatic incidents was conducted in 2015. A regional trauma center was illustrated as an example to be used as a reference. The trauma audit meeting was introduced as an approach to continuous trauma quality improvement. The Shenzhen Trauma Surgery Committee was established to finalize the plan for designation of trauma care hospitals. The American College of Surgeons Trauma S.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2167-0870.22.12.487

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