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Figure 1. Hospital Discharge Status

Fixing the cage: Rib fixation of flail chest(0)

November 1, 2018

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with flail chest and rib fixation in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital Discharge Status

Medicating the cage: Pain management of rib fractures

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with multiple rib fractures in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Breaking the cage: Rib fractures

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with rib fractures in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

NTDB Data Points

Up in arms: Upper extremity compartment syndrome

This month’s column examines the occurrence of upper extremity compartment syndrome in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

July 2018 NTDB Datapoints graph

Psyched out: Trauma patients with major psychiatric comorbidities

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with psychiatric comorbidities and traumatic injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.


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