MD TraumaNET News

On This Memorial Day

  Memorial Day, originally recognized as Decoration Day and founded shortly after the Civil War, is a way to honor the men and women of the U.S. Military who have sacrificed their lives to ensure our freedom. This year has brought us a war being fought on a global scale, but not from a traditional … Continued

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Dr Haut Talks COVID, Trauma and PPE

Dr Elliott Haut, Maryland TraumaNet chairman and trauma surgeon at Johns Hopkins Hospital, talks with Elsa on WMARs Midday Maryland about how the novel coronavirus-19 is effecting Maryland trauma centers. See the video and read the full story HERE

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What Is A Trauma Center

Traumatic injuries may cause life-threatening trauma to multiple areas of the body. Some of the most common traumatic injuries are falls, motor vehicle crashes, gunshot wounds, and assaults. Fast and suitable trauma care has shown to reduce the possibility of death or permanent disability. A trauma center represents a continuum of care that incorporates the … Continued

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Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund

During the 2003 Legislative Session, the Maryland General Assembly adopted the Maryland Trauma Physician Services Fund to aid Maryland’s trauma system and to reimburse trauma physicians for uncompensated care losses and trauma centers for trauma-related on-call expenses.

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Maryland Roadway Fatalities

Download PDF Statistics on Maryland Roadway Fatalities

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