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BACKGROUND Securing high-quality mortality statistics requires systematic evaluation of all trauma deaths. We examined the proportion of trauma patients dying within 30 days from causes not related to the injury and the impact of exclusion of patients dead on arrival on 30-day trauma mortality. We also defined the demographics, injury characteristics, cause(More)
An elderly woman with Streptococcus pneumoniae meningitis relatively resistant (minimum inhibitory concentration, [MIC] = 0.12 micrograms/mL) to penicillin is reported. The occurrence of penicillin-resistant pneumococcal infections is reviewed and management discussed. Because of the importance of recognition of resistant pneumococci, a state-wide clinical(More)
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