Trauma Care 1 of 2


A traumatic injury can happen in an instant, changing someone's life forever. In this program, viewers will learn about some of the latest trends in trauma care and have an inside look at the nation's premier trauma center, the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center, where the term "the Golden Hour" was born.

Part one of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • About the UM Shock Trauma Center
  • History of trauma care
  • Dr. R Adams Cowley
  • The Golden Hour
  • Trends in trauma
  • Patient demographics
  • Arrival by helicopters/ambulances
  • Specialized units for traumatic injuries
  • Training program with Air Force medics
  • Haiti earthquake relief

Karen Doyle, Vice President of Nursing and Operations at the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

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This page was last updated: August 21, 2013

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