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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Trauma System

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FLORIDA'S TRAUMA SYSTEM

The department is working with trauma professionals, hospitals, and communities to develop a trauma system that is inclusive, sustainable, and integrated for safe, effective, and efficient care of injured patients in Florida.

Key Trauma System Information

American College of Surgeons Recommendations (May 2013)
Florida Trauma System Consultative Report provides a systematic review of the trauma system

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-EMS (NHTSA) (November 2013)

State Trauma System Plan (March 2014)

Trauma System Locations - An overview of our trauma centers and acute care hospitals locations within the state of Florida.

Map to Trauma Centers & Acute Care Hospitals

       List of trauma centers names, levels and counties

The Trauma Registry supports the trauma centers' required activities, including performance improvement, outcomes research, and resource use as well as providing the state public health system with the necessary data for statewide planning and injury prevention initiatives.

Trauma Registry

Statutes and Rules

Chapter 395, Part II, Florida Statutes

Chapter 64J-2 Florida Administrative Code

Public Notices

Reports and Publications provide reports, resources, and trauma center standards.

Amended-Trauma Service Area Assessment

American College of Surgeons Recommendations
Florida Trauma System Consultative Report (2013) provides a systematic review of the trauma system

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration-EMS (NHTSA)

Trauma Center Standards (Pamphlet 150-9)
Level I, Level II and Pediatric Trauma Centers

Trauma System Forms

Letter of Intent

Do Not Resuscitate Order  (Multilingual) Important! In order to be legally valid this form MUST be printed on yellow paper prior to being completed. EMS and medical personnel are only required to honor the form if it is printed on yellow paper.


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