Healthcare Outcome Disparities in Trauma Care

@inproceedings{Danner2012HealthcareOD,
  title={Healthcare Outcome Disparities in Trauma Care},
  author={Omar K Danner and Leslie Ray Matthews and Kenneth L. Wilson and Sheryl L Heron},
  booktitle={The western journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2012}
}
A recent article by Dr. Haider et al1, “Association between Hospitals Caring for a Disproportionately High Percentage of Minority Trauma Patients and Increased Mortality: A Nationwide Analysis of 434 Hospitals,” raised the question of whether there was an increased mortality risk among trauma patients treated at hospitals with higher proportions of minority patients (i.e., black and Hispanic patients combined). They categorized 434 hospitals included in the National Trauma Data Bank between… CONTINUE READING

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