Trauma is the leading cause death for persons between the
ages of 1 and 44 years.
It is also among the top 10 causes of death across all age groups.
Severe bleeding, head and spinal cord injuries, or a
combination of these result in 80% of trauma deaths.
More than half of trauma deaths occur within the first 12
hours after the injury.
The most preventable death after trauma is exsanguinating
that leads to
The presence of shock can be detected by a low blood pressure, fast
heart beat, confusion, pale skin, feeling cold