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Field Categories of Trauma Patients

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

The American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma published guidelines in 1980 for the field categorization of trauma patients. These are intended to help in the prehospital triaging of patients with transportation to the appropriate facility.

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