Predictors of missed injuries in hospitalized trauma patients in the emergency department


Emet M., Saritas A., Acemoglu H., Aslan Ş., ÇAKIR Z.

EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY, vol.36, no.6, pp.559-566, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 36 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00068-010-0018-9
  • Journal Name: EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF TRAUMA AND EMERGENCY SURGERY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.559-566

Abstract

To determine the extent of missed injuries in patients hospitalized with major trauma in a Turkish Level 1 emergency department. We also tried to identify the primary factors contributing to each missed injury and to determine their subsequent adverse short-term clinical outcomes.