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From Trauma Quality Improvement Project to the Geriatric Trauma Institute: Developing an Innovative Care Model for the Coming Storm

Connie M DeLa'O, Aurelio Rodriguez, Justin Boer, Thomas Simunich, Russell Dumire

Citation Information : DeLa'O CM, Rodriguez A, Boer J, Simunich T, Dumire R. From Trauma Quality Improvement Project to the Geriatric Trauma Institute: Developing an Innovative Care Model for the Coming Storm. Panam J Trauma Crit Care Emerg Surg 2014; 3 (3):105-108.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10030-1100

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Published Online: 01-12-2014

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