Trauma center status helps Pa. hospital handle multiple patients

02/28/2012 | Reading Eagle Press (Pa.)

Trauma and ICU staff at Reading Hospital in Pennsylvania say its status as an accredited trauma center helps it care for multiple patients with life-threatening conditions. On a recent day, three critically ill patients required 263 pints of blood and 21 staff members to administer it. Kimberly Sharp, a registered nurse in the surgical ICU, said working together "like an orchestra" is what helps the team coordinate care for multiple seriously ill or injured patients.

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