Auditing 655 fatalities with pelvic fractures by autopsy as a basis to evaluate trauma care.

BACKGROUND To determine the role of pelvic fractures in auditing mortality resulting from trauma. STUDY DESIGN This retrospective case-control study based on autopsy-evaluated circumstances of the deaths of patients with pelvic fractures. RESULTS Of 2,583 patients injured in motor-vehicle collisions, 655 (25.4%) constituted the pelvic fracture (PFx… CONTINUE READING