Incidence of injuries caused by dogs and cats treated in emergency departments in a major Italian city.

@article{Ostanello2005IncidenceOI,
  title={Incidence of injuries caused by dogs and cats treated in emergency departments in a major Italian city.},
  author={Fabio Ostanello and Alejandro Gherardi and Alessandro Caprioli and L La Placa and Alessia Passini and Santino Prosperi},
  journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={260-2}
}
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to estimate the incidence and characteristics of injuries caused by dogs and cats in the population of a major Italian city. METHODS The clinical records of all patients attending the emergency department (ED) were obtained from the two main hospitals of the city, covering an estimated population of over half a million. A case was defined as a patient admitted for bite or scratch injuries caused by dogs, cats, or other mammals between 1 January 2000 and 31 December… CONTINUE READING

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