The preventability of trauma-related death at a tertiary hospital in Ghana: a multidisciplinary panel review approach

  title={The preventability of trauma-related death at a tertiary hospital in Ghana: a multidisciplinary panel review approach},
  author={R. Oteng and Daniel Osei-Kwame and Maysel Stella E. Forson-Adae and Kwame Ekremet and Hussein A. Yakubu and Bernard Arhin and R. Maio},
  journal={African Journal of Emergency Medicine},
  pages={202 - 206}
Introduction The purpose of the study was to determine the preventable trauma-related death rate (PDR) at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana three years after initiation of an Emergency Medicine (EM) residency Method This was a retrospective, cross-sectional study. A multidisciplinary panel of physicians completed a structured implicit review of clinical data for trauma patients who died during the period 2011 to 2012. The panel judged the preventability of each death and the… Expand
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