Average Length of Stay 2007-2015
The trauma service at Lancaster General Health has one of the lowest overall hospital length of stay of any trauma center in the nation, when compared to national benchmarks.
Patient Age Groups 2007-2015
Lancaster General Hospital has a slightly skewed age distribution towards an older population than other major trauma centers. The older trauma patient presents unique challenges in their management.
Mechanism of Injury 2007-2015
The single most common mechanism of injury is falls, followed closely by motor vehicle crashes This pattern is very common in most major trauma centers.
Trauma Volume 2007-2015
Over the course of the last ten years there has been a general upward trend in the number of trauma admissions each year.