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Table 1 Hospitals' description

From: Comparison of quality control for trauma management between Western and Eastern European trauma center

Criteria Bologna Bucharest
Number doctors 400 476
Number nurses 1.100 780
Beds 600 700 (available up to 1000)
Trauma surgery General and emergency surgery
Emergency surgery: 5 surgeons, 12 beds
3 general surgery units: 33 surgeons, approx. 180 beds
ICU 10 beds SICU: 14 beds
Major trauma: 8 beds
Ambulance services Centralized: 118 Centralized, public: 961
Private: varied
Emergency department 3 boxes: emergency physicians
1 emergency room
3 rooms for short observation
Radiology
Laboratory
TC
Angiography on call
1 emergency room: emergency physicians, general surgeon
1 box: medical emergencies
1 box: orthopaedics
Radiology
Laboratory
TC
Angiography on call
Presence of the trauma surgeon 24/24 hours on-duty 24/24 hours in the ED
Trauma team leader Anesthesiologist General surgeon
Doctor who admits the patients Minor trauma: emergency physician
Major trauma: anesthesiologist
Minor trauma: emergency physician
Major trauma: general surgeon
SICU (Surgical Intensive Care Unit) No Yes (12 beds/general surgery unit, 1 nurse/each 2 beds, anesthesiologist 24/24 hours)
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