Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Providing trauma care for 65,000 square miles, the Division of Trauma at Vanderbilt University Hospital handles 5,000 acute trauma admissions annually. Essential for the quality of trauma care provided by Vanderbilt University Hospital are its facilities. These include a 23-bed burn unit, a 31 bed integrated Acute and Sub Acute care unit, which contains a 14 bed ICU, a 7 bed Acute Admission Area and a 10 bed Sub-Acute unit, and LifeFlight, an active air medical transport program. The Trauma Units' unique geography allows close integration and management of patient progress from admission to discharge. LifeFlight provides rapid access to the tertiary care facilities of the Trauma Center for all patients within a 140-mile radius of Nashville. With over a decade of active service, the LifeFlight helicopters make over 2500 flights annually. LifeFlight and the Stallworth Rehabilitation Center allow patients to remain within the Vanderbilt system from the time of injury until their return to work. In addition to the active clinical program, the division supports injury prevention, ongoing research opportunities, and continuing medical education programs for Advanced Trauma Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.
1211 21st Ave South, Suite 404
Nashville, Tennessee, 37212
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