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February 26, 2020

Prehospital Severe Trauma Management in Tactical Medicine

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  • 1SAMU de Paris, Service d’Anesthésie Réanimation, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Necker Enfants Malades, Assistance Publique Hôpitaux de Paris, and Université Paris Descartes, Paris, France
  • 2Service de Médecine d’Urgence, SAMU du Gard, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nîmes and Université de Montpellier, Nîmes, France
JAMA Surg. 2020;155(5):451. doi:10.1001/jamasurg.2019.6037

To the Editor We read with interest the article from Gauss et al,1 who observed an association between prehospital time and in-hospital mortality in a physician-staffed emergency medical services (EMS).1 While the authors must be congratulated for their noteworthy work, their interpretation of prehospital data requires cautions.

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