Pediatric trauma systems: critical distinctions.

@article{Hulka1999PediatricTS,
  title={Pediatric trauma systems: critical distinctions.},
  author={Frieda Hulka},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={1999},
  volume={47 3 Suppl},
  pages={
          S85-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Injured children represent 25% of all injured patients in the United States and have unique needs that may require treatment at a pediatric trauma center or a trauma center with pediatric commitment. This work attempts to determine if there is existing evidence that pediatric trauma centers, trauma centers with pediatric commitment, or trauma systems have improved the care of injured children. METHODS Published literature evaluating the impact on injured children of pediatric… CONTINUE READING

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