The homeless orthopaedic trauma patient: follow-up, emergency room usage, and complications.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES To review homeless patients with orthopaedic trauma injuries and examine their emergency room (ER) usage, follow-up rates, and complication rates. DESIGN Retrospective chart review. SETTING Patients presenting to a level 1 trauma center with orthopaedic trauma injuries from 2001 to 2010. PATIENTS/PARTICIPANTS Sixty-three uninsured homeless… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/BOT.0000000000000000

Topics

Cite this paper

@article{Kay2014TheHO, title={The homeless orthopaedic trauma patient: follow-up, emergency room usage, and complications.}, author={Harrison Ford Kay and Vasanth Sathiyakumar and Kristin R. Archer and Shannon L. Mathis and Jordan C. Apfeld and Young Min Lee and Amir Alex Jahangir and Jesse M. Ehrenfeld and William Todd Obremskey and Manish Kumar Sethi}, journal={Journal of orthopaedic trauma}, year={2014}, volume={28 6}, pages={e128-32} }