Dog bite injuries to the face: Is there risk with breed ownership? A systematic review with meta-analysis.

  title={Dog bite injuries to the face: Is there risk with breed ownership? A systematic review with meta-analysis.},
  author={Garth Essig and Cameron C. Sheehan and Shefali R Rikhi and Charles A. Elmaraghy and John Jared Christophel},
  journal={International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology},

Early childhood (0-5 years) presents the greatest risk for facial dog bites

Pediatric dog bite injuries of head and neck: An algorithm for the treatment of our clinic

It is thought that dog bite injuries are an important problem in the authors' country, and further detailed multi-centered studies should be done.

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

Although most pediatric dog bite injuries in this study healed uneventfully from primary management in the emergency department, 25% required additional interventions, and patient care for these injuries was associated with significant but potentially avoidable personal and financial burden to families.

Facial dog bites treated at the Massachusetts General Hospital over a 20-year period.

Reconstruction of animal bite injuries to the head and neck.

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“You can be blind because of loving them so much”: the impact on owners in the United Kingdom of living with a dog with osteoarthritis

The negative impacts on owners of caring for an osteoarthritic dog appear multi-faceted and may be sustained over many years, particularly if the dog is young at diagnosis.

Preventing dog bites with L.O.V.E.

ABSTRACT Children can be vulnerable to dog bites when they don't recognize aggressive cues, highlighting the importance of safe child-dog interactions. This article explains how anticipatory guidance

A One Health Perspective on the Human–Companion Animal Relationship with Emphasis on Zoonotic Aspects

Evaluation of positive and negative One Health issues of the human–companion animal relationship with a focus on zoonotic aspects of cats and dogs in industrialized countries finds that the changed human–animal relationship with pet animals can totally differ compared to decennia ago.

Manejo de lesão extensa face decorrente de mordedura canina em paciente pediátrico: Relato de caso clínico

Dessa forma faz-se necessário estabelecer a devida atenção ao tratamento e acompanhamento desses pacientes, seguindo os protocolos de atendimento necessários, promovendo também, o controle de potenciais complicações that provém de lesõe dessa natureza.



Retrospective analysis of facial dog bite injuries at a Level I trauma center in the Denver metro area

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Dog bite injuries to humans and the use of breed-specific legislation: a comparison of bites from legislated and non-legislated dog breeds

The present study results did not observe evidence of any differences between legislated and non-legislated for both the medical treatment to victims required following the bite, and the type of bite inflicted.

Analysis of Dog Bites in Children Who Are Younger Than 17 Years

Dog bites in children are frequent and influenced by the breed-related behavior of dogs, dog owners, children, and parents, and prevention strategies should focus on public education and training of dogs and their owners.

Analysis of Pediatric Facial Dog Bites

Children 5 years old and younger are at high risk for being bitten in the face by a familiar dog and are more likely to require hospitalization than older children and certain dog breeds are morelikely to bite, and there is often a history of provocation.

Dog bites of the face, head and neck in children.

A retrospective review of children treated for facial, head and neck dog bite wounds at a level 1 trauma center found most injuries were soft tissue related, however more severe bites and injuries were observed in attacks from the pit-bull and Rottweiler breeds.

Facial fractures from dog bite injuries.

Although facial fractures are not commonly considered to be associated with dog bite injuries, the index of suspicion for a fracture should be raised when the injury occurs in a child, particularly when injury occurs near the orbit, nose, and cheek.

Dog Bite-Related Fatalities: A 15-Year Review of Kentucky Medical Examiner Cases

Of the 11 deaths, 10 consisted of multiple bite marks and blunt force injuries of the head and neck, trunk, and extremities, and 1 case, an asplenic victim's immediate cause of death was bacterial sepsis secondary to a dog bite.

Dogs that bite.

Most victims are bitten by male dogs which they either own or have had frequent contact with, and the bite occurs in the dog's home.