Use of trauma scoring systems to determine the physician's responsibility in cases of traumatic death with medical malpractice claim - Arslan MN, Kertmen Ç, Melez DO, Evcuman D, Büyük Y.

BACKGROUND: Traumatic injury is near the top of World Health Organization list of leading causes of death, and one of the major factors affecting mortality is the severity of the trauma. During medical intervention for trauma patients, some injuries may be...
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