Trauma related admissions to the PICU at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg

Trauma related admissions to the PICU at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg Pediatr Surg Int (2017) 33:1013–1018 DOI 10.1007/s00383-017-4125-0 ORIGINAL ARTICLE Trauma related admissions to the PICU at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg 1 2 2 1 1 • • • • • Nirav Patel I. Khofi-Phiri L. R. Mathiva A. Grieve J. Loveland G. D. Nethathe Accepted: 28 June 2017 / Published online: 1 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract Conclusions RTI accounted for the majority of trauma Background Paediatric trauma is a major cause of mor- admissions to our PICU. RTI, female gender and age less bidity and mortality in low and middle income countries. than 4 years were all associated with an increased risk for Data from these regions are scant. We aimed to describe mortality in our study. the demographic and injury profile, treatment modality and outcome of trauma admissions to the paediatric intensive Keywords Paediatric trauma  Critical care  Public care unit at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital health  Paediatrics  Paediatric surgery  South Africa (CHBAH). Road traffic injury  Toxin ingestion Methods A retrospective record review of trauma cases admitted to the PICU at CHBAH from 2011 to 2013 was performed. Introduction Results One-fifth of admissions were due to trauma. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Pediatric Surgery International Springer Journals

Trauma related admissions to the PICU at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Pediatrics; Surgery; Pediatric Surgery
ISSN
0179-0358
eISSN
1437-9813
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00383-017-4125-0
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