Journal of Nursing Care Quality
June 2010, Volume 25 Number 2 , p 182 - 187
This evidence-based project was undertaken to implement research-based interventions in the care of the trauma patients in a Magnet-designated rural, community hospital. This article describes the importance of interfacility and interdisciplinary collaboration in the development of a level III trauma medical center in Wisconsin. Creative adaptations to optimize care for trauma patients were used during this journey.