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Trauma care systems in Hong Kong

      Trauma care in Hong Kong faces many challenges. Some are unique to the Region, while others are common to most developed countries. The immense financial burden of the health system of the entire population, the influence of traditional Chinese medicine, a predominance of domestic injuries and an overwhelming incidence of fractures in an increasingly ageing population are among the most important.
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