When I meet people and tell them what I do, they often ask what the most common accidents and injuries are. Those who watch a lot of American TV imagine it might be gunshot wounds. Many people assume, particularly at this festive time of year, that the majority of victims end up in emergency due to alcohol-related car accidents. But even traffic accidents pale in comparison to holiday falls.
Royal Columbian Hospital Trauma Network
Dr. Feisal Mohamedali, Trauma Physician, RCH Trauma Network
Royal Columbian Hospital (RCH) is a provincial and regional referral hospital providing the highest level of trauma, cardiac, neurosciences, high-risk maternity and neonatal intensive care to the most seriously ill and injured patients in British Columbia. RCH is also a teaching hospital and a UBC Clinical Academic Campus. <br> RCH is the only hospital in the province to have cardiac, trauma, neurosciences, high-risk maternity and a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) all on one site.
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