Orthopaedic trauma care options

By Maureen Leahy

Solutions that meet the needs of hospitals, providers, and patients

When it comes to providing emergency trauma care, hospitals mandate on-call coverage, including specialist coverage, in a manner that best meets the needs of their patients, physicians, and resources. As a result, there is no single “best solution” for providing appropriate orthopaedic coverage. Instead, each hospital and community must consider local, individual requirements when establishing an ED call panel.

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