Nov 28, 2018
Author: Aaron Lessen, MD
Editor’s note: the above is raw mortality - even after risk adjustments the odds ratio of death was statistically significant for penetrating injuries, which held true even over multiple trauma systems. Shout out to Dr Haut as well!
Wandling MW, Nathens AB, Shapiro MB, Haut ER. Association of Prehospital Mode of Transport With Mortality in Penetrating Trauma: A Trauma System-Level Assessment of Private Vehicle Transportation vs Ground Emergency Medical Services. JAMA Surg. 2018 Feb 1;153(2):107-113. doi: 10.1001/jamasurg.2017.3601. PubMed PMID: 28975247; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5838586.
Summary by Travis Barlock, MS4 | Edited by Erik Verzemnieks, MD