Epidemiologic patterns of injuries treated at the emergency department of a Swedish medical center

@inproceedings{Rding2015EpidemiologicPO,
  title={Epidemiologic patterns of injuries treated at the emergency department of a Swedish medical center},
  author={Fredrik R{\"o}ding and Marie Lindkvist and Ulrica Bergstr{\"o}m and Jack Lysholm},
  booktitle={Injury epidemiology},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND The injury spectrum published in the literature has mainly been presented for a certain age group, as elderly or for a certain type of injury, as fracture and often restricted to in-hospital care cases. Our objective was to give an overview of the major types of injuries for all age groups and trends in the adult population. METHODS We analyzed 68,159 adult injury events, which occurred between 1999 and 2008 and was treated at the Emergency Department of Umea University Hospital… CONTINUE READING