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Undertriage of elderly trauma patients to state-designated trauma centers.

Chang DC, Bass RR, Cornwell EE, Mackenzie EJ. Undertriage of elderly trauma patients to state-designated trauma centers. Arch Surg. 2008;143(8):776-782. doi:10.1001/archsurg.143.8.776

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October 8, 2008
Chang DC, Bass RR, Cornwell EE, et al. Arch Surg. 2008;143(8):776-782.

Elderly patients were systematically less likely to be transferred to a designated trauma center, despite appropriate clinical indications.

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Chang DC, Bass RR, Cornwell EE, Mackenzie EJ. Undertriage of elderly trauma patients to state-designated trauma centers. Arch Surg. 2008;143(8):776-782. doi:10.1001/archsurg.143.8.776