Annabel Jonkheijm

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BACKGROUND The major paediatric public health problem worldwide is injury or trauma. In 2004, 950 000 children died as a result of injury. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the logistics of medical care after paediatric polytrauma within the first hours after arrival into a trauma unit - the so-called Golden Hour. METHODS Children(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to investigate the circumstances surrounding unintentional injuries of children and the appropriateness of the first aid provided by caregivers. MATERIALS AND METHODS This prospective study included children with aged range 0-12 years, who presented with an unintentional injury at the Trauma Unit of a hospital in Cape(More)
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