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  1. Serious sports injuries requiring hospitalization seen in a pediatric emergency department.

    Article - En anglais

    Objective.-To define the spectrum of serious sports iniuries requiring hospitalization seen in a pediatric emergency department.

    Design.-Trauma registry and retrospective chart reviews.


    • Emergency department,

    • Children's Hospital,

    • Boston,

    • Mass.

    Study Participants.-One hundred forty-two patients with sports injuries presenting to the emergency department and requiring hospitalization over 2 years.

    Measurements/Results.-Serious sports injuries accounted for 13% of admissions for trauma, 0.6% of visits to the emergency department for trauma, and approximately 0.14% of total encounters.

    Injuries included fractures (77%), abdominal injuries (7%), multiple trauma (5%), cerebral contusions or hemorrhages (4%), and dislocations (3%).

    Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Sport, Traumatisme, Enfant, Homme, Rétrospective, Gravité, Morbidité, Article synthèse, Etude statistique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Sport, Trauma, Child, Human, Retrospective, Gravity, Morbidity, Review, Statistical study

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

    Cote : 93-0626265

    Code Inist : 002B30A03B. Création : 199406.