What's the difference: Level I vs. Level II trauma center

June 14, 2016 3:50 PM

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Staffing requirements are one of the chief differences between Level I trauma centers and the state’s 22 Level II trauma centers, such as Lakeland Regional Health Medical Center.

Level I centers, such as Orlando Regional and Tampa General Hospital, must have trauma surgeons and other specialists onsite around the clock while level II centers must have them available on call.

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