Tag Archive for ‘NTDB data points’

Cold-blooded killer

This month’s column examines the occurrence of patients with hypothermia in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

Look up and die

This month’s column examines the occurrence of orbital floor blowout of fractures in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

Keep an eye out

This month’s column examines the occurrence of traumatic enucleation of the eye in the NTDB research dataset for 2014.

Incidents by region

2015 Pediatric Report: Pediatric regional trauma

The 2015 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.

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Annual Report 2015: Regional trauma

The 2015 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 in this month’s column.

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Annual Report 2014: How severe is it?

The 2014 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 in this month’s column.

Figure 1. Hospital discharge status

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®).

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