Childhood falls: characteristics, outcome, and comparison of the Injury Severity Score and New Injury Severity Score.

@article{Bulut2006ChildhoodFC,
  title={Childhood falls: characteristics, outcome, and comparison of the Injury Severity Score and New Injury Severity Score.},
  author={Mehtap Bulut and Ozlem Koksal and Ahmet Korkmaz and Minure Turan and Halil Ozguc},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={23 7},
  pages={540-5}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to determine the general characteristics of childhood falls, factors affecting on mortality, and to compare the Injury Severity Score (ISS) and the New Injury Severity Score (NISS) as predictors of mortality and length of hospital stay in childhood falls. METHODS We retrospectively analysed over a period of 8 years children aged younger than14 years who had sustained falls and who were admitted to our emergency department. Data on the patients' age, sex… CONTINUE READING

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