Economics of facial fracture reductions in the United States over 12 months.

@article{Nalliah2013EconomicsOF,
  title={Economics of facial fracture reductions in the United States over 12 months.},
  author={Romesh P Nalliah and Veeratrishul Allareddy and Min Kyeong Kim and Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan and Praveenkumar Gajendrareddy and Veerasathpurush Allareddy},
  journal={Dental traumatology : official publication of International Association for Dental Traumatology},
  year={2013},
  volume={29 2},
  pages={115-20}
}
OBJECTIVE The face is a complex architectural structure in the body and is a high-risk site for fractures. Hospitalization is necessary for adequate treatment. The objective of this study is to examine hospitalization outcomes associated with reduction in facial fractures in the United States. METHODS The Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS) of the health care cost and utilization project for 2008 was used. This database provides weighted estimates of all hospitalizations in the United States… CONTINUE READING