UC-San Diego Surgeon Calls for Statewide Trauma System
In his address at a trauma and resuscitation conference in San Diego last week, Raul Coimbra -- UC-San Diego Health System's chief of trauma -- said that California needs a statewide trauma system that operates with the latest technology and reacts to recent trends in trauma care. Coimbra cited data that show survival rates improved by at least 25% in areas covered by trauma system.
- "Expert: Calif. Needs State Trauma System" (UPI, 2/10).