Priorities in trauma management

D. D. Trunkey

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The overriding concern in trauma care is not only to minimize mortality, but to maintain a functional human being. Treatment should first be directed to preserve the brain and the cardiopulmonary viscera.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)217-219
Number of pages3
JournalMilitary medicine
Issue number5
StatePublished - 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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