Hospital-treated dog bites in Minnesota, 1998-2005.

  title={Hospital-treated dog bites in Minnesota, 1998-2005.},
  author={Heather Day and Jon S Roesler and Mark Kinde},
  journal={Minnesota medicine},
  volume={90 7},
  pages={43-5, 47}
This paper is the first to describe the incidence of hospital-treated dog bites in Minnesota using hospital discharge data supplemented with medical record review. The rate of hospital-treated dog bites rose 40% during the 8-year period studied, with the largest growth being seen in the number of emergency department (ED) visits. The highest rates of both… CONTINUE READING