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  1. Severe blunt assault injuries at Auckland hospital.

    Article - En anglais

    The incidence and nature of severe blunt assault injury in the Auckland region was assessed by a retrospective review over a 2-year period.

    Approximately 14 000 charges of assault (excluding paediatric and sexual assault) were laid during this period.

    A total of 1035 people were admitted to hospital.

    Of 331 patients admitted to one hospital, 35 patients were admitted via the resuscitation room after severe assault; of these, two died.

    Of these patients, 33 were male and 19 of 21 ethanol levels measured were greater than 17 mmol/l. Head and facial injuries were the most frequent.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Traumatisme, Réanimation, Epidémiologie, Homme, Nouvelle Zélande, Océanie, Agression

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Trauma, Resuscitation, Epidemiology, Human, New Zealand, Oceania

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0391621

    Code Inist : 002B16I. Création : 199406.