Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix's Level I Trauma Services recognizes the seriousness and prevalence of trauma and we are dedicated to providing educational resources to improve trauma care and prevent injuries.
- Trauma continues to be the third leading cause of death
In the United States:
- Trauma is the leading cause of death for individuals up to the age of 45 years
- Trauma is the fourth leading cause of death overall for all ages
Around the world:
- Predicted to become the third largest contributor to the global burden of disease by 2020
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