Tag Archive for ‘National Trauma Data Bank’

Figure 1

Fireworks

This month’s column examines the occurrence of firework-related injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Location of Injury

Kickback

This month’s column examines the occurrence of chain saw-related injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Hospital discharge status

A hot mess: Clothing-related burn injuries

This month’s column examines the occurrence of clothing-related burn injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Hospital discharge status

All smoke, no fire

This month’s column examines the occurrence of smoke inhalation injuries based on information in the 2013 NTDB research dataset.

Hospital Discharge Status

Hit the road, jacked—road rash injuries

This month’s column examines the occurrence of motorcycle-related road rash injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

What’s cookin’? Who’s lookin’?

This month’s column examines the occurrence of pediatric scald injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Figure 2

Where’s the fire?

This month’s column examined the occurrence of burn-related injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Percent of Self-Pay by Year

Affordable trauma care?

This month’s column looks at how provisions in the Affordable Care Act are affecting access to care for Americans as a whole and considers the potential effects on trauma care specifically.

Figure 2. Case fatality rate by Injury Severity Score

2014 Pediatric Report: How severe is it?

The 2014 Annual Pediatric Report of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®)—which outlines a variety of issues regarding the current state of care for injured pediatric patients in the U.S. and Canada—is highlighted in this month’s column.

Figure 2. Mechanism of injury

Go before you go: Bladder injuries

This month’s column examined the occurrence of injuries that include blunt bladder rupture in the NTDB dataset for 2013.

The DTs: Delirium tremens

This month’s column examined the occurrence of injuries involving delirium tremens by searching the admissions records in the NTDB dataset for 2013.

Figure 1. Hospital Discharge Status

Unanticipated withdrawal

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injuries in which alcohol withdrawal was involved by searching the admissions records in the NTDB dataset for 2013.

Hospital discharge status

Don’t chance it: Use your seatbelt

The occurrence of motor vehicle-related injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013 that specifically include Chance fractures are examined in this month’s column.

NTDB Alcohol use

BYOB helmet

This month’s column examines the occurrence of bicyclist injuries and the effects of helmets and other protective devices based on information in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

To protect your children, keep your pool safe

This month’s column examines the occurrence of pediatric drowning injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Flotation devices—Mae West style

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injuries where a personal flotation device was used as lifesaving measure in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Residential institutions

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injuries in a residential institution in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

Top 10 list

This month’s column highlights the top 10 hospital-related complications reported in 2013 admission year medical records.

Zero tolerance

This month’s column highlights the occurrence of underage drinking-related motor vehicle injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®).

2013 Pediatric Report: Pediatric consumers

The 2013 Pediatric Report of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®) is highlighted in this month’s column. The purpose of this report is to inform the medical community, the public, and decision makers about a variety of issues that characterize the current state of care for injured pediatric patients in the U.S.

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