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the history of ATLS and trauma care

oded private tangentcarrot at hotmail.com
Fri Apr 7 09:34:25 BST 2006

I'll check it out

>From: "Bjorn, Pret" <pbjorn at emh.org>
>Reply-To: "Trauma &amp; Critical Care mailing list" 
><trauma-list at trauma.org>
>To: "'Trauma &amp; Critical Care mailing list'" <trauma-list at trauma.org>
>Subject: RE: the history of ATLS and trauma care
>Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2006 09:01:08 -0400
>Google "R Adams Cowley."
>In high school, I read a book called "Shocktrauma" (Jon Franklin, Alan
>Doelp; St. Martin's Press, 1980), which made a big impression on me at the
>time, and probably subconsciously steered me to trauma.  It's a history of
>MIEMSS and Baltimore Shocktrauma (the prototype North American Trauma
>Center) with plenty of human interest melodrama thrown in.  The book is a
>compilation of newspaper articles which won a Pulitzer for series
>journalism.  Interesting (if dated) info on the Golden Hour, 911 systems,
>helicopter EMS, and trauma surgery.  You can still find it on Amazon.
>Pret Bjorn, RN
>Bangor, ME USA
>-----Original Message-----
>From: oded private [mailto:tangentcarrot at hotmail.com]
>Sent: Saturday, April 01, 2006 11:46 AM
>To: trauma-list at trauma.org
>Subject: the history of ATLS and trauma care
>Hello list
>I have been challenged by some students (EMT''s trained to become
>instructors). They are intrested in hearing about the origins of modern
>trauma care in the hands non-general surgeons and non-physicians, including
>prehospitaly. Does anybody have an intresting anacdote about the origins of
>modern trauma care and ATLS courses (besides the famous and true story 
>the orthpead's plane crash in nebraska), or can give me a good and RELIABLE
>refrence to read?
>Thank you all responders in advance,
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