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Multi-Institutional Multidisciplinary Injury Mortality Investigation in the Civilian Pre-Hospital Environment (MIMIC): a methodology for reliably measuring prehospital time and distance to definitive care
  1. Nicolas W Medrano1,
  2. Cynthia Lizette Villarreal1,
  3. Michelle A Price1,
  4. Ellen MacKenzie2,
  5. Kurt B Nolte3,
  6. Monica J Phillips1,
  7. Ronald M Stewart4,
  8. Brian J Eastridge4
  1. 1National Trauma Institute, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  2. 2Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  3. 3Office of the Medical Investigator, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
  4. 4Department of Surgery, UT Health San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas, USA
  1. Correspondence to Mr Nicolas W Medrano, National Trauma Institute, San Antonio, TX 78230, USA; nick{at}nattrauma.org

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  • Contributors BJE devised the project and the main conceptual ideas of the MIMIC project. NWM designed the model and took the lead in drafting the article. All authors provided critical feedback and helped shape the research and article.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, through the Defense Medical Research and Development Program under Award No W81XWH-17-2-0010.

  • Disclaimer The US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, 820 Chandler Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5014 is the awarding and administering acquisition office. Opinions, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations are those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Department of Defense.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors BJE devised the project and the main conceptual ideas of the MIMIC project. NWM designed the model and took the lead in drafting the article. All authors provided critical feedback and helped shape the research and article.

  • Funding This work was supported by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, through the Defense Medical Research and Development Program under Award No W81XWH-17-2-0010.

  • Disclaimer The US Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, 820 Chandler Street, Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5014 is the awarding and administering acquisition office. Opinions, interpretations, conclusions and recommendations are those of the authors and are not necessarily endorsed by the Department of Defense.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent for publication Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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