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more prehospital deaths may mean increased intensity in violence

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more prehospital deaths may mean increased intensity in violence

a new johns hopkins medicine analysis of national trauma data shows that trauma patients were four times more likely to die from gunshot wounds and nearly nine times more likely to die from stab wounds before getting to a trauma center in 2014, compared with rates in 2007.a report of the findings, published april 3, in the journal of trauma and acute care surgery, suggests that the increase in prehospital mortality means violence is intensifying."the data we found suggest that a greater proportion of patients injured by penetrating trauma are dying in the prehospital setting compared to a decade ago," says joseph v. sakran, m.d., m.p.a., m.p.h., director of emergency general surgery at the johns hopkins hospital and the paper's senior au...