Severe childhood injuries and poisoning in a densely populated city: where do they occur and what type?

@article{Hon2010SevereCI,
  title={Severe childhood injuries and poisoning in a densely populated city: where do they occur and what type?},
  author={Kam Lun Hon and Ting-fan Leung and Kam-lau Cheung and S Nip and Judy S Y Ng and Tai-fai Fok and Pak-cheung Ng},
  journal={Journal of critical care},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={175.e7-12}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to review the patterns of severe childhood injuries and poisoning necessitating pediatric intensive care in a regional trauma center. METHODS We reviewed discharge data of all children who were hospitalized for severe injuries and poisoning at the pediatric intensive care unit of a teaching hospital between October 2002 and December 2008. RESULTS There were 86 patients (males/females, 2:1). Road traffic injuries (n = 19), falls (n = 17), and scalds (n = 13… CONTINUE READING