Determination of national pediatric injury prevention priorities using the Injury Prevention Priority Score

Adil H. Haider, Donald Risucci, Saad Omer, Tom Sullivan, Stephen DiRusso, Michel Slim, Charles Paidas

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Abstract

Purpose Previous studies have found that the Injury Prevention Priority Score (IPPS) provides a reliable and valid method to gauge the relative importance of different injury causal mechanisms at individual trauma centers. This study examines its applicability to prioritizing injury mechanisms on a national level and within defined pediatric age groups. Methods A total of 47,158 patients (age

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)976-978
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Pediatric Surgery
Volume39
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 2004
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Pediatric injuries
  • prevention
  • prioritization
  • trauma registry

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery

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