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LA doctors practice speeding up trauma care

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Before the car-wreck victim reached the emergency room, doctors, residents and nurses at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center knew what to expect by glancing at their smartphones.  More »

Trauma Center Closures Tied to Higher Death Risk for Injured Patients

THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The closure of trauma centers across the United States is putting patients' lives at risk, a new study contends. Trauma centers specialize in the care of severely injured patients. ...  More »

Insured Patients May Not Always Get Best Trauma Care, Study Finds

WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Severely injured patients are less likely to be transferred from emergency departments to trauma centers if they have health insurance, a new study finds. The surprising finding suggests that patients w...  More »

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