United States trauma system: Maryland focus

Shailvi Gupta, Anthony Tannous, Thomas Scalea

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Traumatic injury is a public health epidemic within the United States. The growth of trauma systems within the United States has saved countless lives as trauma care continues to improve nationally. This article briefly looks at the history of trauma systems within the United States, focusing on the Maryland system, one of the nation's first statewide, regionalized and organized trauma systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)73-75
Number of pages3
JournalEmergency and Critical Care Medicine
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 29 2022
Externally publishedYes


  • Emergency services
  • Trauma care
  • Trauma system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine


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