Fall-related attendance and associated hospitalisation of children and adolescents in Hong Kong: a 12-year retrospective study

@article{Lee2017FallrelatedAA,
  title={Fall-related attendance and associated hospitalisation of children and adolescents in Hong Kong: a 12-year retrospective study},
  author={James Chun-Yin Lee and Keith Tsz Suen Tung and Tim M. H. Li and Frederick Ka Wing Ho and Patrick Ip and Wilfred Hing Sang Wong and Chun Bong Chow},
  journal={BMJ Open},
  year={2017},
  volume={7}
}
Objectives The present study aimed to examine the trends and characteristics of fall-related attendance in accident and emergency department (AED) by injury type and the trend in associated average length of stay (LOS) among children and adolescents in Hong Kong. Design A retrospective approach was adopted. Setting AED, involving all local public emergency departments from 2001 to 2012. Participants 63 557 subjects aged 0–19 years with fall injury record were included in the analysis. Primary… 
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