Survival of pediatric blunt trauma patients presenting with no signs of life in the field.

@article{Duron2014SurvivalOP,
  title={Survival of pediatric blunt trauma patients presenting with no signs of life in the field.},
  author={Vincent D Duron and Rita V. Burke and David W. Bliss and Henri R Ford and Jeffrey Scott Upperman},
  journal={The journal of trauma and acute care surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={77 3},
  pages={422-6}
}
BACKGROUND Prehospital traumatic cardiopulmonary arrest is associated with dismal prognosis, and patients rarely survive to hospital discharge. Recently established guidelines do not apply to the pediatric population because of paucity of data. The study objective was to determine the survival of pediatric patients presenting in the field with no signs of life after blunt trauma. METHODS We conducted a retrospective analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank research data set (2002-2010). All… CONTINUE READING
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