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Variation in the type, rate, and selection of patients for out-of-hospital airway procedures among injured children and adults.

Authors
  • Newgard, Craig D1
  • Koprowicz, Kent1
  • Wang, Henry1
  • Monnig, Aaron1
  • Kerby, Jeffrey D1
  • Sears, Gena K1
  • Davis, Daniel P1
  • Bulger, Eileen1
  • Stephens, Shannon W1
  • Daya, Mohamud R1
  • 1 From the Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine and the Department of the Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University (CDN, AM, MRD), Portland, OR; the Department of Biostatistics (KK, GKS) and the Department of Surgery (EB), University of Washington, Seattle, WA; the Department of Emergency Medicine (HW, SWS) and the Department of Surgery (JDK), University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL; and the Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California at San Diego (DPD), San Diego, CA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
Publication Date
Dec 01, 2009
Volume
16
Issue
12
Pages
1269–1276
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/j.1553-2712.2009.00604.x
PMID: 20053248
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Among 10 sites across North America, there was wide variation in the types of out-of-hospital airway procedures performed, population-based rates of airway intervention, and the selection of injured patients for such procedures.

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