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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost ChicagoansâLives

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Lack of South Side Trauma Center May Cost Chicagoans’Lives

New research suggests that the absence of critical care may be deadly

by Rod McCullom, June 17, 2013

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trend is moving away from trauma centers and community hospitals in urban settings. That could mean there will be fewer surgeons and  specialists available who are qualified to treat injuries such as gunshot wounds . Ultimately the quality and care of Black patients will suffer. “

Rod McCullom has written and produced for ABC News and NBC, The Atlantic, EBONY, the Los Angeles Times and others. Read his award winning site Rod 2.0. Follow him on Twitter: @RodMcCullom

 
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