Table 2

Resource utilization by level of trauma activation*

StaffMajor traumaMinor traumaTrauma resource
Trauma surgeonXXAs needed
ED physicianXXX
Trauma nurseXXX
Trauma scribeXX
Trauma support nurseX
Respiratory therapistXNotifiedNotified
Radiology technicianXXNotified
OR nurseX
Blood bankX
Activation charge$22 712$20 031$4879
  • *X denotes the presence of the staff member at the time of patient arrival.

  • ED, emergency department; OR, operating room.