Better outcomes for traumatic injuries, especially in rural areas

Greg Beilman UMN

When a traumatic injury occurs (like a car accident or battle injury), the clock starts ticking. The sooner the victim receives care and is transported to a hospital, the better the outcome. Survival partly depends on where the trauma happened (rural victims are 31% more likely to die than urban victims). The new Translational Center for Trauma Care wants to improve those odds by developing better technology and knowledge for prolonged field care, helping patients survive until they can reach advanced care. LEARN MORE>>