Tag Archive for ‘NTDB data points’

Figure 1. Hospital Discharge Status

Back stabbers and the renal wounds they inflict

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with knife wounds to the kidneys in the National Trauma Data Bank®.

Old, irregular, thin, and falling

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients ages 80 or older on anticoagulants in the National Trauma Data Bank®.

NTDB data points: Traumatic injuries below the belt

This month’s column examines National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) records on the occurrence of patients with scrotal gunshot wounds.

Penile injuries: Rare but potentially hazardous

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

Figure 1. Hospital Discharge Status

Fixing the cage: Rib fixation of flail chest

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.

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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.

NTDB Data Points

Through the barricade: Blunt diaphragm injuries

This month’s column examines the occurrence of blunt diaphragm injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Hospital Discharge Status

A slice in time: Lower extremity compartment syndrome

This month’s column examines the occurrence of lower extremity compartment syndrome in the NTDB® research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital Discharge status

The big bad wolf: COPD and trauma

This month’s column examines the occurrence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Mechanism of injury

Baby on board: Trauma in pregnancy

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured patients who were pregnant at the time of injury in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

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2017 Pediatric Annual Report: ICD-10

The 2017 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.

Annual Report 2017: ICD-10

The 2017 Annual Report of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®)—an updated analysis of the largest aggregation of U.S. and Canadian trauma registry data—is highlighted.

NTDB Data Points

You’re in trouble: Urethral injuries

This month’s column uses the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset to examine the occurrence of urethral injuries.

Figure 1. Discharge status

Distraction: Driving and cell phone use

This month’s column examines the occurrence of drivers injured while using a handheld interactive electronic device.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Irregular trauma: Trauma and atrial fibrillation

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured patients with a diagnosis of atrial fibrillation in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Gone retroviral: Trauma and HIV

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured patients with a diagnosis of HIV in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

“Gone viral”: Trauma and hepatitis C

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured patients with a diagnosis of hepatitis C in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

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