Ethnic Disparities in Trauma Mortality Outcomes

@article{Leow2014EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic Disparities in Trauma Mortality Outcomes},
  author={Jeffrey J Leow and Vanessa W X Lim and P. Sathees Lingam and Karen T. S. Go and Li Tserng Teo},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={1694-1698}
}
AbstractBackgroundEthnic disparities in trauma mortality outcomes have been demonstrated in the United States according to the US National Trauma Data Bank. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of race/ethnicity on trauma mortality in Singapore. MethodsThis was a retrospective review of patients aged 18–64 years with an injury severity score (ISS) ≥9 in the Trauma Registry of Tan Tock Seng Hospital, a 1,300-bed trauma center in Singapore, from 2006 to 2010. Chinese, Malay, and… CONTINUE READING
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