Trauma Team Induction Scenarios

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During my nurse training it has become apparent that the care patients receive in an emergency situation is critical upon time and organised, effective team working. It is essential that in a trauma situation, the trauma team be activated only when necessary (Au and Holdgate, 2010). After researching the trauma team activation criteria, it appears there is some discrepancy as to what criteria is used to activate the team, be it a two or three tiered system, or a different system entirely (Tinkoff and O’Connor, 2002). There is also relevant discussion as to who should make the decision on whether the trauma team is activated or not (Clements and Curtis, 2012). I have chosen to look into the activation process further, as it is of upmost importance
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