Chapter 8.

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ORGANIZATION OF CARE OF INJURED PATIENTS

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8.1.: Local hospitals
8.2.: Trauma centres

STANDARD 8.1.: LOCAL HOSPITALSHvezdicka.GIF (147 bytes)Hvezdicka.GIF (147 bytes)

Emergency staff of local hospitals must be capable of ensuring the vital functions of casualties with severe traumatic brain injuries.

STANDARD 8.2.: TRAUMA CENTRESHvezdicka.GIF (147 bytes)Hvezdicka.GIF (147 bytes)

Casualties with severe TBI should be primarilly transferred to the nearest trauma centres. The trauma centres provide for complete diagnostic procedures and stabilization of the vital functions of the victims. A close cooperation with local hospitals and rehabilitation centres must be ensured.

Coordinated by Vit MARECEK, M.D.

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