Penetrating trauma in Auckland.

  • Ian D Civil
  • Published 1986 in The New Zealand medical journal


To establish the spectrum of penetrating trauma presenting to a city hospital and review the results of management, all patients brought to the resuscitation room at Auckland Hospital over a one year period were evaluated. Of 602 patients, only 41 (7%) had penetrating injuries. Thirty-one patients had stab or slashing injuries, seven had gunshot wounds and… (More)


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@article{Civil1986PenetratingTI, title={Penetrating trauma in Auckland.}, author={Ian D Civil}, journal={The New Zealand medical journal}, year={1986}, volume={99 810}, pages={714-6} }