Comparison of the effectiveness of major trauma services provided by tertiary and secondary hospitals in malaysia.

@article{Sethi2002ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of the effectiveness of major trauma services provided by tertiary and secondary hospitals in malaysia.},
  author={Dinesh Sethi and Syed Aljunid and Sulong B Saperi and Anthony B Zwi and Hussain Hamid and Amal Nasir Mustafa and Abu Hassan Asaari Abdullah},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2002},
  volume={53 3},
  pages={
          508-16
        }
}
  • Dinesh Sethi, Syed Aljunid, +4 authors Abu Hassan Asaari Abdullah
  • Published in The Journal of trauma 2002
  • Medicine
  • BACKGROUND The effectiveness of trauma services provided by three hospitals operating at different levels of care, district general (DGH), tertiary care, and central tertiary, were compared in Malaysia. METHODS Cases were recruited prospectively for 1 month. Outcome measures included death or, among survivors, disability at discharge. RESULTS Leading causes of injuries were road traffic (72%), falls (9%), industrial (6%), and assaults (5%). Fifty-nine percent of cases were direct admissions… CONTINUE READING

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