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ATLS secondary survey mnemonic: Has My Critical Care Assessed Patient’s Priorities Or Next Management Decision?
  1. S C A Hughes
  1. Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Epsom General Hospital, Dorking Rd, Surrey, KT18 7EG, UK; hughesorthopaedics@hotmail.com

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    Since 1976 ATLS training and implementation has been instrumental in optimising treatment and saving the lives of trauma victims worldwide. Studies have shown that ATLS trained surgeons, anaesthetists, and medical students improve their clinical trauma management skills,1 attaining a higher number of ATLS key treatment objectives.

    On assessing the impact of trauma education in terms of clinical process, retention …

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