Funding for this research was provided by:
King Saud Medical City-The Alfred International Trauma Program (N/A)
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Received: 2 September 2019
Accepted: 27 December 2019
First Online: 6 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This study was approved by the King Saud Medical City Institutional Review Board on July 9th 2017 and registered with the number H-01-R-053. Ethics approval to waive informed consent was requested and granted due to the impracticality of obtaining same from seriously injured patients; the level of their distress at the time; the explanations necessary of the type of information collected and the volume of the patients involved.
: No data relevant to any particular individual is included in this manuscript thus consent for publication was is not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.