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Trauma Resource Page

As work advances on pediatric trauma metric review and guideline(s) development, information will be provided on this site.

A National Trauma Care System: Integrating Military and Civilian Trauma Systems to Achieve Zero Preventable Deaths After Injury

This 2016 Institute of Medicine Report presents a vision for a national trauma care system driven by the clear and bold aim of zero preventable deaths after injury while striving for minimal trauma-related disability.

Emergency Medical Services for Children Performance Measures

Defined performance measures to reduce the gaps and improve the emergency/trauma care of children across the nation were released in 2009 by the federal Program.   A review of the measures as defined by HRSA EMSC and state data related to achievement are available for review via the National EMS forChildren Analysis Resource Center (NEDARC). 

Information related to newly defined EMSC performance measures for 2017 as well as previously defined performance measures still being worked on by states is also available

A Report to Congress: Pediatric Trauma Centers – Availability, Outcomes and Federal Support Related to Pediatric Trauma Care

GAO-17-334: Published: Mar 27, 2017. Publicly Released: April 26, 2017.  

Stop the Bleed

This 2017 EIIC archived webinar provides information on a national Presidential Initiative spearheaded by the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma.  This public education initiative is aimed at reducing death resulting from traumatic active bleeding through the use of targeted civilian/public interventions.


On Thursday, December 14th Craig Goolsby, MD, MEd, FACEP, provided an overview on the Stop the Bleed campaign's potential impact on mass casualty events and how combat casualty care science served as the foundation for Stop the Bleed's creation. The presentation is titled, Stop the Bleed: Battlefield Lessons to a National Campaign. This 57-minute webinar provides an overview of the Stop the Bleed campaign's potential impact on mass casualty events, and how combat casualty care science served as the foundation for Stop the Bleed's creation. It discusses blast injuries, Tactical Combat Casualty Care, and Stop the Bleed's current and next steps. WARNING: graphic content of wounds -- viewer discretion is advised

The Trauma Monograph

This Monograph by the National Association of EMS State Officials, provides an analysis of the status of formal trauma system development in states, including responsible state agencies and actual trauma systems components in participating states.