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Head injury transfers: arm of greatest delay
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    Dear Editor

    The letter by C D Okereke [1] “Head injury transfers: arm of greatest delay” confirms that considerable delays persist in the transfer of patients with traumatic brain injury from district general hospitals to regional neurosurgical units. Our own data indicates that emergency craniotomy for traumatic brain injury was achieved in only 1 out of 24 patients [2] within the recommended four hour target [...

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