Age-related gender differential in outcome after blunt or penetrating trauma.

@article{George2003AgerelatedGD,
  title={Age-related gender differential in outcome after blunt or penetrating trauma.},
  author={Richard L. S. F. George and Gerald McGwin and Sam T Windham and Sherry M. Melton and Jesse Metzger and Irshad H. Chaudry and Loring W. Rue},
  journal={Shock},
  year={2003},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={28-32}
}
Although laboratory studies indicate that female rodents better tolerate the deleterious consequences of trauma and have higher survival rates than male rodents, it remains unclear whether a similar gender dimorphic pattern is evident in humans. In view of this, the association between gender and mortality in trauma patients admitted to a University Level I Trauma Center was assessed. All adult patients admitted to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Trauma Center with blunt or penetrating… CONTINUE READING
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