Causes of excessive late death after trauma compared with a matched control cohort.

@article{Eriksson2016CausesOE,
  title={Causes of excessive late death after trauma compared with a matched control cohort.},
  author={Michael Eriksson and Olof R Brattstr{\"o}m and E. Hedberg Larsson and Anders Oldner},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  year={2016},
  volume={103 10},
  pages={1282-9}
}
BACKGROUND Studies on mortality following trauma have been restricted mainly to in-hospital or 30-day death. Mortality risk may be sustained several years after trauma, but the causes of late death have not been elucidated. The aim was to investigate mortality and analyse causes of late death after trauma. METHODS All injured patients from a regional trauma registry with long-term follow-up were matched in a 1 : 5 ratio with uninjured controls by age, sex and municipality. By linkage to… CONTINUE READING
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