Shock Trauma Center

Programs and services

  • Improvement of medical care of severely injured patients by interdisciplinary and interhospital ­cooperation within the standards of the initiative “trauma networks” of the German Trauma ­Association
  • High level treatment of injuries of
    • extremities
    • spine
    • pelvis
    • hand
    • abdomen
    • thorax
    • severe head trauma
  • Further education of all professional groups ­concerned to polytrauma treatment
  • Scientific work on medical care of severely ­injured by own studies, participation in “Trauma ­Registry” of the German Trauma Assosiation and Quality Management

Cooperating institutions

  • Department of Trauma, Hand, Plastic and ­Reconstructive Surgery
  • Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care
  • Department of General, Visceral, Vascular and Pediatric Surgery
  • Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology
  • Completion dependent on pattern of injuries
  • 16 regional clinics that are DGU-certified