Tag Archive for ‘NTDB data points’

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.

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.

Table 1. Differences between ICD-9-CM and ICD-10-CM code sets

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.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Amusement park injuries are not amusing

This month’s column examines the occurrence of amusement park-related injuries in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Asleep at the wheel: Obstructive sleep apnea

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured motor vehicle drivers with obstructive sleep apnea in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

I broke my neck: Femur fractures

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

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Make no bones about it

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

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

What you don’t see can kill you

This month’s column examines the occurrence of injured patients with retroperitoneal hematoma from a blunt mechanism reported in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

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2016 Pediatric Annual Report: Almost a 10

The 2016 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.

NTDB

Annual Report 2016: Almost a 10

The 2016 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.

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