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A comparison of scoring systems for predicting short‐ and long‐term survival after trauma in older adults

Ashley D Meagher, Amber Lin, Samuel P Mandell, Eileen Bulger, Craig Newgard
2019 Academic Emergency Medicine  
Early identification of geriatric patients at high risk for mortality is important to guide clinical care, medical decision making, palliative discussions, quality assurance, and research.  ...  We sought to identify injured older adults at highest risk for 30-day mortality using an empirically derived scoring system from available data and to compare it with current prognostic scoring systems  ...  Oregon and Washington maintain statewide databases of administrative and billing data for all patients admitted to acute care hospitals in the state.  ... 
doi:10.1111/acem.13727 pmid:30884022 fatcat:nunm3faghjdh5mmahpapvmqwiy

Development of a statewide trauma registry using multiple linked sources of data

D E Clark
1993 Proceedings. Symposium on Computer Applications in Medical Care  
In order to develop a cost-effective method of injury surveillance and trauma system evaluation in a rural state, computer programs were written linking records from two major hospital trauma registries  ...  For each individual case identified in this way, data from all available sources were then merged and imported into a standard database format.  ...  The author is indebted to numerous professional colleagues involved in data collection at Maine hospitals and state agencies, especially MMC, EMMC, and MEMS.  ... 
pmid:8130556 pmcid:PMC2850657 fatcat:ab6ujjyu7rdtll4p4ilfqo7vme

Are Statewide Trauma Registries Comparable? Reaching for a National Trauma Dataset

N. Clay Mann, Karen Guice, Laura Cassidy, Dagan Wright, Julie Koury
2006 Academic Emergency Medicine  
Results: Thirty-two states maintain a centralized registry, but requirements for data submission vary significantly.  ...  When abstractions of the clinical vignette are compared, only 19% and 47% of states provided similar quantity or content for injury e-coding and diagnostic coding, respectively.  ...  /DC1), including key data variables commonly included in trauma registries.  ... 
doi:10.1197/j.aem.2006.04.019 pmid:16902047 fatcat:ryjvt5g6xne6nfpwccseqgvpwa

Reasons Why Trauma Surgeons Fail to Screen for Alcohol Problems

P. E. Danielsson
1999 Archives of Surgery  
Alcohol screening and intervention have been recommended as routine components of trauma care but are rarely performed.  ...  Data analysis was performed using 2 tests for categorical data and logistic regression analysis for examination of potential confounding factors.  ...  A total of 16.7% of trauma surgeons stated they screen approximately 50% of trauma patients, and we did not include this intermediate group in this analysis.  ... 
doi:10.1001/archsurg.134.5.564 pmid:10323432 fatcat:r6dicwbs7bcvzfq3y5l5zdwova

Perfil de pacientes em uso de via alternativa de alimentação internados em um hospital geral

Serjana Cavalcante Jucá Nogueira, Ana Paula Cajaseiras de Carvalho, Cleysiane Barros de Melo, Edna Pereira Gomes de Morais, Brasília Maria Chiari, Maria Inês Rebelo Gonçalves
2012 Revista CEFAC  
OBJETIVO: caracterizar a população em uso de via alternativa de alimentação internada em um hospital geral de referência.  ...  MÉTODO: estudo transversal prospectivo, tendo-se realizado coleta de dados em 229 prontuários de pacientes em uso de via alternativa de alimentação internados em enfermarias adultas de um hospital geral  ...  I) Identification data Hospital bed: Infirmaries: Hospital Record nº: Age: Gender: ( ) 1-Men ( ) 2-Women II) Clinical aspects Feeding route: Figure 1 -Protocol for data collection appendicitis); respiratory  ... 
doi:10.1590/s1516-18462012005000079 fatcat:gzflx3l76raxvcxredmnum2qj4

Surgical research using national databases

Ram K. Alluri, Hyuma Leland, Nathanael Heckmann
2016 Annals of Translational Medicine  
This review will highlight the composition, strengths, and weaknesses of commonly used national databases in surgical research.  ...  The use of large-volume national databases is increasing in popularity, and thorough understanding of these databases will allow for a more sophisticated and better educated interpretation of studies that  ...  Footnote Conflicts of Interest: The authors have no conflicts of interest to declare.  ... 
doi:10.21037/atm.2016.10.49 pmid:27867945 pmcid:PMC5107400 fatcat:b3lvkqxd7jcn5cg3ir3d64br3a

Nontuberculous mycobacterial skin and soft tissue infection in Hawaiʻi

Darcy S. Tokunaga, Andrea M. Siu, Sian Yik Lim
2022 BMC Infectious Diseases  
Methods A retrospective chart review (n = 50) of patients diagnosed and treated at Hawaiʻi Pacific Health facilities for NTM SSTIs between January 2010 and July 2021 was conducted.  ...  The majority of cases (80%) were caused by rapidly growing mycobacteria (RGM), most commonly Mycobacterium abscessus.  ...  The authors also thank Hawaiʻi Pacific Health Informatics for their assistance in data acquisition.  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12879-022-07345-y pmid:35410188 pmcid:PMC9004129 fatcat:jmi6mnud7jdjtdav5wo7t3vd2e

Child bicyclist injuries: are we obtaining enough information in the emergency department chart?

E K Moll
2002 Injury Prevention  
In addition, medical records of seriously injured patients (for whom a more structured medical record is routinely used) were compared to free form records of less seriously injured patients to identify  ...  Records of seriously injured patients demonstrated significantly higher documentation rates for pre-hospital care and child traumatic contact points, and significantly lower documentation rates for previous  ...  We would like to thank The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Emergency Department and TraumaLink: The Interdisciplinary Pediatric Injury Control Research Center for their support of this work.  ... 
doi:10.1136/ip.8.2.165 pmid:12120839 pmcid:PMC1730838 fatcat:364rz4rbhncvnef7lsidzad3h4

Development of a trauma and emergency database in Kigali, Rwanda

Alexis S. Kearney, Lise M. Kabeja, Naomi George, Naz Karim, Adam R. Aluisio, Zeta Mutabazi, Jean Eric Uwitonze, Jeanne D'Arc Nyinawankusi, Jean Claude Byiringiro, Adam C. Levine
2016 African Journal of Emergency Medicine  
Introduction: Injuries account for 10% of the global burden of disease, resulting in approximately 5.8 million deaths annually.  ...  Demographic information was recorded and used to create a five-factor identification index, which was then used to search OpenClinic GA, an online open source hospital information system.  ...  To do so, commonly available identification information, including name, date of birth, and sex, are used to categorise records as links, possible links, or non-links so that they can be appropriately  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.afjem.2016.10.002 pmid:30456093 pmcid:PMC6234174 fatcat:rxy7jdnvnnf4rjb6nmotpbtb5m

The Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium Epistry-Trauma: Design, development, and implementation of a North American Epidemiologic Prehospital Trauma Registry

Craig D. Newgard, Gena K. Sears, Thomas D. Rea, Daniel P. Davis, Ronald G. Pirrallo, Clifton W. Callaway, Dianne L. Atkins, Ian G. Stiell, Jim Christenson, Joseph P. Minei, Carolyn R. Williams, Laurie J. Morrison
2008 Resuscitation  
The majority of seriously injured persons are initially evaluated and cared for by prehospital providers, however the effect of emergency medical services (EMS) systems, EMS  ...  and state EMS offices) are used within a given site to ensure complete case identification and data capture.  ...  ), while also balancing the desire for high quality data using available site resources.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2008.01.029 pmid:18482792 pmcid:PMC2562032 fatcat:nvngzlmwdrbcpmbkmg5rdc7pjm

Osteoarticular Infections Following Open or Penetrating Trauma in Children in the Post-Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Era

J. Chase McNeil, Jesus G. Vallejo, Kristina G. Hulten, Sheldon L. Kaplan
2018 The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal  
No studies in the US have evaluated the microbiology or outcomes of trauma-related OAI (TROAI) in children in the era of community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA).  ...  Methods-Cases were identified from the inpatient infectious diseases consultation database at Texas Children's Hospital from Jan 2011-Dec 2016.  ...  Methods The consultation database of the Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) Main Campus Infectious Diseases service was reviewed for patients with a consult for osteomyelitis or septic arthritis from January  ... 
doi:10.1097/inf.0000000000001991 pmid:29570590 pmcid:PMC6150854 fatcat:6wasybbxqnddra364g72a5xc3u

Epidemiological Characteristics of Infections Associated with Culture Isolated Fusobacterium nucleatum: A Retrospective Analysis

Shah C, Moolani Y, Campbell S
2015 JOURNAL OF CASE REPORTS AND STUDIES  
Neither patient remained as an inpatient long enough for the culture data to become available and received no specific therapy.  ...  One isolate was obtained from the blood of a psychiatric patient seen only in the emergency department for asthma exacerbation; no follow-up information was available.  ...  free online → Online article availability soon after acceptance for Publication → Better discount on subsequent article submission → More accessibility of the articles to the readers/researchers within  ... 
doi:10.15744/2348-9820.2.403 fatcat:zmexzvqe7jhu7mhusbmzp3vnii

Increasing incidence of mucormycosis in a large Spanish hospital from 2007 to 2015: Epidemiology and microbiological characterization of the isolates

Jesús Guinea, Pilar Escribano, Antonio Vena, Patricia Muñoz, María del Carmen Martínez-Jiménez, Belén Padilla, Emilio Bouza, Ilse D. Jacobsen
2017 PLoS ONE  
We recorded the incidence of mucormycosis and clinical and microbiological data of infected patients.  ...  We studied 19 cases of proven/probable mucormycosis diagnosed from 2007 to 2015 in our hospital and assessed the microbiological characteristics of the isolates.  ...  Cultures of samples and panfungal PCR detection were negative for Mucorales in this patient.  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179136 pmid:28591186 pmcid:PMC5462442 fatcat:wop566fwnfgk5lleqv7sjogpni

Recommendations for uniform reporting of data following major trauma — the Utstein style

W.F Dick, P.J.F Baskett
1999 Resuscitation  
states as part of a trauma registry, or a severity of disease classification system [24] .  ...  Previous assessments of co-morbidity in trauma patients have used retrospective discharge diagnoses according to the International Classification of Disease (ICD 9 or 10) codes, a limited list of disease  ...  Patient assessments and interventions c Anatomic assessment by the abbreviated injury scale (AIS 90 is the version in most common use) which allows calculation of injury severity score………… o Data from  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0300-9572(99)00102-1 pmid:10617327 fatcat:neddgcxerrcpditjlzpvj4rqpu

A Lethal Case of Pseudomonas putida Bacteremia Due to Soft Tissue Infection

Benjamin S. Thomas, Koh Okamoto, Matthew J. Bankowski, Todd B. Seto
2013 Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice  
Pseudomonas putida is an uncommon cause of skin and soft tissue infections. It is often associated with trauma or immunocompromised state.  ...  We present the first lethal case of bacteremia due to skin and soft tissue infections, which had malnutrition, immobility, and peripheral vascular disease as risk factors.  ...  Seto is supported in part by grants from the National Center for Research Resources (U54RR026136) and the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (U54MD007584), National Institutes  ... 
doi:10.1097/ipc.0b013e318276956b pmid:23750097 pmcid:PMC3673730 fatcat:liidmb656ratjp7xa5qtxhfyfy
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