From the Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia (J.P.S., J.S.U., D.V.F.), and the Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana (N.E.M.).
Submitted for publication September 17, 2003.
Accepted for publication October 21, 2004.
Oral Presentation at the 62nd Annual Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, September 11–13, 2003, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Both Drs. Salomone and McSwain serve as physician advisors to and authors of the Prehospital Trauma Life Support program, and sit on the PHTLS Executive Council. Neither receive any financial remuneration for their involvement in the PHTLS program.
Address for reprints: Jeffrey P. Salomone, MD, FACS, Emory University School of Medicine, Glenn Memorial Building, #312, 69 Jesse Hill Jr. Dr, SE, Atlanta, GA 30303; email: [email protected].