Mortality, mauling, and maiming by vicious dogs.


OBJECTIVE Maiming and death due to dog bites are uncommon but preventable tragedies. We postulated that patients admitted to a level I trauma center with dog bites would have severe injuries and that the gravest injuries would be those caused by pit bulls. DESIGN We reviewed the medical records of patients admitted to our level I trauma center with dog… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/SLA.0b013e318211cd68

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