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2017 research dataset released

An overview of the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB®)—the largest aggregation of U.S. and Canadian trauma registry data—and its potential use for research and informational study is summarized.

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.

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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.

Figure 1

Don’t sugarcoat it

This month’s column examines effect of diabetes mellitus on cases of injury reported in the National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®) research dataset.

Figure 4. hospital discharge status, age ≥65

Guns and the golden years

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients injured by firearms using information from NTDB research dataset.

Figure 1. hospital discharge status

Stairway to heaven

This month’s column examines the occurrence of escalator injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

Figure 1. hospital discharge status

Deadly rush hour

This month’s column examines the occurrence of highway shootings in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

Figure 1. Pedestrian case fatality rate by year

The rise of the smombies and fall of the pedestrians

This month’s column examines the occurrence of pedestrian fatalities from motor vehicle traffic crashes in the NTDB research dataset from 2009 to 2014.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

The walking dead

This month’s column examines the occurrence of distracted pedestrian versus motor vehicle injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

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