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Trauma calls: role of the general surgeon and CT scanning
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    Trauma calls and the general surgeon

    Dear Editor,

    R.G. Dattani and colleagues have raised important issues regarding the role of a General Surgeon within a Trauma Team.

    I would disagree that the role of the General Surgeon should be confined to assessing the patients abdomen. The General Surgeon should be just as comfortable as the Emergency Physician in performing the role of Trauma Team Leader. I am concerned that one of the messages of...

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