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The trauma room: a “one-stop shop” for diagnosis and treatment?
  1. P Hilbert,
  2. K zur Nieden,
  3. R Koch,
  4. R Stuttman
  1. BG-Kliniken Bergmannstrost, Halle/Saale, Germany
  1. Correspondence to:
 P Hilbert
 BG-Kliniken Bergmannstrost, Merseburgerstr 165, Halle/Saale 06112, Germany;dr.peterhilbert{at}

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Time taken to complete diagnostic tests and initiate definitive treatment, the “golden hour” of Cowley,1 is frequently mentioned in the care of seriously injured patients. Surgical care during the first hour is of utmost importance to increase the patient’s chances of survival.1 The availability of the multislice computed tomography (MSCT) enables a complete diagnostic assessment of injured patients in 90–240 …

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