Research challenges link between quick EMS response and survival chances


By Margot Sanger-Katz
The Concord Monitor

CONCORD, N.H. — In 2002, emergency medicine specialists at the Denver Health Medical Center wanted to find out how much response times affected the survival of the major trauma patients they treated — often the victims of car crashes, gunshots and stabbings. They treated the kind of patients for whom every minute — they thought — would matter.

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