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Patients Referred to a Norwegian Trauma Centre: effect of transfer distance on injury patterns, use of resources and outcomes

  • Thomas Kristiansen1, 2, 3Email author,
  • Hans M Lossius1, 4,
  • Kjetil Søreide4, 5,
  • Petter A Steen2, 6,
  • Christine Gaarder3 and
  • Pål A Næss3
Journal of Trauma Management & Outcomes20115:9

Received: 13 April 2011

Accepted: 16 June 2011

Published: 16 June 2011

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Original Submission
13 Apr 2011 Submitted Original manuscript
21 Apr 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ari Leppaniemi
10 May 2011 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Ian Civil
10 Jun 2011 Author responded Author comments - Thomas Kristiansen
Resubmission - Version 2
10 Jun 2011 Submitted Manuscript version 2
16 Jun 2011 Editorially accepted
16 Jun 2011 Article published 10.1186/1752-2897-5-9

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway
Department of Traumatology, Oslo University Hospital - Ullevål, Oslo, Norway
Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Department of Surgery, Stavanger University Hospital, Stavanger, Norway
Prehospital Division, Oslo University Hospital - Ullevål, Oslo, Norway