Monday, June 18, 2012
The 411 on Trauma Center Visits
Recent studies have found that individuals who are seriously injured in a car accident are more than thirty percent more likely to survive if they are taken directly to a trauma center, as opposed to being taken to a non-trauma hospital. The study involved statistics recorded from 6,341 accidents in Ontario, Canada between 2002 and 2010. The findings revealed that less than half of the people seriously injured in car accidents are transported directly to a trauma center. Dr. Avery Nathens, trauma director at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, explains “Minutes matter and severely injured patients can't advocate for themselves so we have the responsibility to ensure that the system works optimally."
As a business devoted to driver safety, 1 800 411 Pain is dedicated to providing motorists with the latest information on safer driving practices. A car accident can happen instantly, leaving little or no time to react. For this reason, 1 800 411 Pain strongly encourages drivers to travel as safely and cautiously as possible. It is every driver’s responsibility to do their part in minimizing the likelihood that an accident does occur.
For more of the latest information regarding accident statistics and driver safety, visit www.411Pain-News.com. Robert Lewin, owner of 411 Pain, reminds you not to drink and drive, and to always wear a seat belt.
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