Analysis of Pediatric Dog Bite Injuries at a Level 1 Trauma Center Over 10 Years.

  title={Analysis of Pediatric Dog Bite Injuries at a Level 1 Trauma Center Over 10 Years.},
  author={Katherine D Reuter Mu{\~n}oz and Lauren E. Powell and Emily S. Andersen and Anthony D Nye and Jeremy M Powers and Jennifer L. Rhodes and Andrea L. Pozez},
  journal={Annals of plastic surgery},
  volume={86 6S Suppl 5},
BACKGROUND Dog bite injuries cause significant preventable patient morbidity and health care expenditure in children. This study aimed to characterize the patient and healthcare burden related to pediatric dog bite injuries at a level 1 trauma center. METHODS This is a retrospective review of 356 pediatric patients who presented to Virginia Commonwealth University Pediatric Emergency Department between July 2007 and August 2017 after sustaining dog bite injuries. Demographic information… 
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