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Journal Article
Study

Surgeon commitment to trauma care decreases missed injuries.

Lin Y-K, Lin C-J, Chan H-M, et al. Injury. 2014;45:83-7.

Full-time trauma surgeons had a lower incidence of diagnostic errors (defined as the incidence of missed injuries in severely injured patients) compared with surgeons who primarily practiced in other specialties, according to this retrospective analysis of patients admitted to a Taiwanese surgical intensive care unit.