Major pediatric hand trauma associated with fireworks.

  title={Major pediatric hand trauma associated with fireworks.},
  author={Richard S. Moore and Virak Tan and John Paul Dormans and David J. Bozentka},
  journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma},
  volume={14 6},
OBJECTIVES To characterize the injury pattern and economic impact of major pediatric hand trauma secondary to fireworks. DESIGN Retrospective. SETTING Pediatric Level I trauma center. INTERVENTION N/A MAIN OUTCOME MEASUREMENTS: Fractures, amputations, soft tissue defects, length of hospitalization, number and type of procedures performed were obtained from charts, radiographs, and operative reports. Hospital charges were obtained from the billing office. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Records of… CONTINUE READING