Comprehensive Trauma Life Support is an initiative of ITACCS India, supported by international Trauma Care (ITACCS)
While there is much that can be done to prevent trauma in terms of speed restriction, alcohol, seat-belt and child restraint and helmet use there will always be a need for rapid effective trauma assessment and management.
Many patients can be saved or suffer less disability if the time to achieve definitive care of their injuries can be minimized. This requires a trauma system approach, which refers to the integration of all aspects of trauma care to achieve best outcome. Population – based evidence supports a 15 to 20% improved survival rate among seriously injured patients with trauma system implementation.
Components of the trauma