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Temple College EMSP 1 Introduction to Trauma Management
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Temple College EMSP 2 Trauma Leading cause of death ages 1-40 Third leading cause in all age groups
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Temple College EMSP 3 Trauma 50,000,000 injuries/year need medical  attention 12% of all hospital beds occupied by  trauma 22,000,000 bed-days/year accounted for  by trauma 350,000 permanently disabled/year
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Temple College EMSP 4 Trauma 100,000 to150,000 deaths/year 3,750,000 years of life lost--More than any  other disease Why does trauma account for more years of life lost than any other disease? Why does trauma account for more years of life lost than any other disease?
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Temple College EMSP 5 Trauma O ne -fifth to  o ne -third o f a ll  de a ths  m a y b e  pre ve nta b le
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Temple College EMSP 6 Trauma Cost per Year
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Temple College EMSP 7 Research Spending Cancer Heart Disease Trauma $550,000,000 $1,000,000,000 $15,000,000 “Trauma: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society”
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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