Bulletin of Emergency And Trauma (BEAT) is an international, peer-reviewed, quarterly journal coping with original research contributing to the field of emergency medicine and trauma. BEAT is the official journal of Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), aiming to be a publication of international repute that serves as a medium for the dissemination and exchange of scientific knowledge in all aspects of emergency medicine and trauma. The aim of BEAT is to publish all aspects of emergency medicine and trauma peer-reviewed articles of current international interest in the form of original articles, brief communications, reviews, case reports, clinical images, and letters.