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Preparing for a Trauma Patient
Preparing for a Trauma Patient
See and hear how staff at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center prepares for the arrival of a critically injured patient in its Level I Trauma Center. Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center is a Level I Trauma Center verified by the American College of Surgeons, the highest level of verification for U.S. trauma center capabilities. Level I Trauma Center verification means trauma specialists are available around the clock, including orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, cardiac surgery, thoracic surgery, hand surgery, microvascular surgery, plastic surgery, obstetric and gynecologic surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology and urology. Hospitals without these resources frequently transfer patients to Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn. Hospitals like Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center are prepared for the entire continuum of care for every aspect of injury from prevention through rehabilitation. They also support education, research and planning, including support for surgical residency programs and postgraduate training in trauma for physicians, nurses and emergency medical services providers. For more information, visit http://www.shc.org. (Video courtesy azcentral.com/Arizona Republic)