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M Rambaran

A Qualitative Assessment of Trauma Care at Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation in Guyana

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DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.331
Pages: 
202–7
Synopsis: 
This qualitative study assessed subjective trauma team performance at Geogetown Public Health Corporation. Poor inter-professional communication and teamwork were seen as major barriers to optimal team performance, identifying a need for improved inter-professional training and collaboration.

ABSTRACT

Objective: The purpose of this study was to gain qualitative feedback on trauma team performance at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), Guyana. Awareness of participants’self-identified strengths, weakness and areas for improvement can guide future trauma team training (TTT) programmes and local interventions.

Revised: 
18 May, 2015
Accepted: 
22 Jul, 2015
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e-Published: 13 Aug, 2015
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