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English surgeons call for improved management of head injury

BMJ 1999; 318 doi: (Published 12 June 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;318:1577
  1. Richard Woodman
  1. London

    The Royal College of Surgeons of England warned in a report published last week that patients with head injuries are experiencing avoidable disabilities or dying unnecessarily because services are insufficiently funded.

    The college's working party report on the management of patients with head injuries said that resources—in terms of staffing, facilities, and beds—available for treating the one million cases …

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