Trauma is any injury, potential enough to cause prolonged disability or death. The causes of major trauma are many, which include vehicle accidents, major wounds, drowning, Burns, Falls, Toxins etc.
Based on the severity of the injury, immediate management and transport to a well equipped medical facility (Normally known as Trauma Hospital/ Centre)is necessary which will help prevent loss of life or parts of body. Initial assessment is critical in any trauma case to determine the extent of injuries and damages which will help the management and treatment of trauma.
Changed Mental Status of the Traumatic Patient, Increased heart rate and cardiac out put, Increased rate of Metabolism etc. Well equipped multispecialty Hospitals and its Trauma Centres /Clinics are proving to be a boon to Trauma patients worldwide due to the services availability of various specialties under one roof at any given point of time.