From the Department of Surgery, UCSF/Fresno, Fresno, California.
Submitted for publication May 8, 2008.
Accepted for publication May 12, 2008.
Presented as the Presidential Address at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Western Trauma Association, February 24–March 1, 2008, Squaw Creek, Olympic Valley, California.
Address for reprints: James W. Davis, MD, FACS, Community Regional Medical Center, 2823 Fresno Street, Fresno, CA 93721; email: firstname.lastname@example.org.