Feasibility Study and Demonstration Project for Joint Military/Civilian Trauma Institute with a Burn Center
Annual rept. 26 May 2005-25 May 2006
TEXAS UNIV HEALTH SCIENCE CENTER AT SAN ANTONIO
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The purpose of this grant was to demonstrate the feasibility of a Trauma Institute and Burn Center with missions in patient care, research, and education. The following goals were met during this time period a burn surgeondirector was recruited to improve the sustainability of the Brooke Army Medical Center BAMC Burn Center Trauma Institute of San Antonio, Texas TRISAT members have studied how combining resources will generate greater financial sustainability a national trauma consultant reviewed the financialeconomic status of each program and presented recommendations an independent legal firm reviewed issues related to military and civilian doctors providing services across hospital lines and submitted recommendations the SurgicalAnesthesia Critical care fellowship program curriculum and rotation schedules have been integrated patient databases and a regional trauma registry have been developed to allow the use of regional data for research, both military and civilian trauma and burn surgeons have submitted protocols for joint research and have conducted multi-site clinical research and the TRISAT Foundation has been incorporated in Texas. The goals of the program include improved survival rates of military and civilian casualties, increased innovation in combat casualty care, improved educational experience for surgicalcritical care trainees, improved pre-hospital evaluation and resuscitation, and improved mass casualtydisaster response capabilities.
- Medicine and Medical Research
- Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
- Weapons Effects (Biological)