Document Type: Letter to Editor

Authors

1 Road Traffic Injury Research Center, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

2 Emergency Department, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

3 Kerman Neuroscience Research Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran

Abstract

Worldwide trauma is currently the sixth leading cause of death, according to 10% of mortalities (1,2). Injury impact and the death from trauma are more common in males than females. People aged between 15 and 45 years include about half of the trauma deaths (3). Citizens of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) account for 89% of all deaths from trauma worldwide. This is particularly because of hospitals’ lack of facilities, equipments, and peripheral care systems (4,5).

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