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Trauma Systems, Triage and Transport

A trauma system is an organized approach to handling injured patients that involve’s principles of triage and transport, and works with local Emergency Medical Services to bring about the highest quality of care for the injured client. A trauma system must not be costly and must involve the best in care from the pre-hospital care on through rehabilitation of the client.

What are the Different Levels of Trauma Centers?

What are the Different Levels of Trauma Centers?

As a Sacramento Personal Injury Lawyer, over the years I’ve been asked what the difference is between the different types of trauma centers. There are different levels of trauma centers: Level I, II, III, IV, and V. These refer to the types and kinds of resources available at the facility and the number of trauma patients admitted each year. The categorization is different for adult and pediatric facilities. Category requirements are different from state to state and are outlined by legislation. Verification of a trauma center’s level is set through the American College of Surgeons and is designed to improve overall trauma care. Verification lasts for three years and then is reevaluated.