Major trauma - tiny number, 'huge impact'
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University Hospital of Wales consultant explains major trauma

Independent experts are considering the cases for a major trauma centre to be set up at hospitals in Cardiff or Swansea.

But what is "major trauma" and how does it differ from other accident and emergency cases?

University Hospital of Wales emergency medicine consultant Dr Melissa Rossiter explains that major trauma might involve only a tiny proportion of patients but it can have a huge impact.

  • 30 Mar 2017
  • From the section Wales
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