The Advanced Trauma Life Support course: a history of its development and review of related literature
- Correspondence to: MrM R Carmont Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Staffordshire Royal Infirmary, Princes Road, Hartshill, Stoke on Trent ST4 7LN, UK;
- Received 5 March 2004
- Accepted 1 June 2004
The origins, development, and success of the ATLS course are described with reference to the literature.
Conflicts of interest: none declared.
The author is associated with the Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, The University of Warwick.