Growth and Development of the Northern Nevada Orthopaedic Trauma System from 1994 to 2008: An Update

Bray, Timothy J.; Althausen, Peter L.; O'Mara, Timothy J.
April 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 4, p909
Academic Journal
The article provides, updates on the development of Northern Nevada Orthopaedic Trauma System from 1994 to 2008. It states that the system, which was made and introduced to clinical practice in Reno in 1994, was first reported and described in the journal in 2001 issue. It also describes the system's accredited status and relationship with the Renown Health System. The authors asserts that the growth between the system and the pressure encountered by emergency care providers are similar.


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