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Resource ID: #15312
Subject: Hospitals
Source: WPTV-TV (West Palm Beach
Date: Feb. 23 - 24, 1998



Florida law requires emergency response teams to take critically injured trauma patients to the nearest trauma center. But a four-county region near the treasure coast in Florida does not have a trauma center. WPTV investigated emergency flight logs and found a pattern of middle steps and delays when dealing with trauma victims in this region.

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