The evaluation of pediatric trauma care using audit filters.

  title={The evaluation of pediatric trauma care using audit filters.},
  author={Niranjan Kissoon and Joseph J. Tepas and Robert W. Peterson and Pam Pieper and M O Gayle},
  journal={Pediatric emergency care},
  volume={12 4},
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the experience of a pediatric trauma system with specific reference to prehospital, trauma center resuscitation, and critical care phases of treatment. DESIGN Descriptive review of concurrent audit. SETTING A tertiary care referral adult and pediatric trauma center. PATIENTS All pediatric trauma victims in the trauma registry (includes patients < or = 14 years old, who died or were hospitalized for > or = 24 hours). INTERVENTIONS None. MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN… CONTINUE READING