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541. Management of pediatric blunt splenic injury: comparison of pediatric and adult trauma surgeons

Management of pediatric blunt splenic injury: comparison of pediatric and adult trauma surgeons Management of pediatric blunt splenic injury: comparison of pediatric and adult trauma surgeons Management of pediatric blunt splenic injury: comparison of pediatric and adult trauma surgeons Keller M S, Vane D W Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results (...) and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Management of pediatric blunt splenic injury by different surgeons (paediatric and adult trauma). Type of intervention Treatment (disease management). Economic study type Cost-effectiveness study. Study population Children aged under 19 years with blunt splenic injury. Setting Hospital. The study was conducted by the Department of Pediatric Surgery, University of Vermont, USA

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

542. Lowering hospital charges in the trauma intensive care unit while maintaining quality of care by increasing resident and attending physician awareness

Lowering hospital charges in the trauma intensive care unit while maintaining quality of care by increasing resident and attending physician awareness Lowering hospital charges in the trauma intensive care unit while maintaining quality of care by increasing resident and attending physician awareness Lowering hospital charges in the trauma intensive care unit while maintaining quality of care by increasing resident and attending physician awareness Blackstone M E, Miller R S, Hodgson A J (...) in attending physician awareness of cost containment in the Trauma Intensive Care Unit (TICU). Type of intervention Diagnosis and treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Patients admitted to the TICU. Setting Hospital. The economic study was carried out in South Carolina, USA. Dates to which data relate The data for the effectiveness analysis and resources used were collected from 1 January 1994 to 30 June 1994. 1994 prices were used. Source of effectiveness data

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

543. Medical cost containment: analysis of dual orthopedic/radiology interpretation of X-rays in the trauma patient

Medical cost containment: analysis of dual orthopedic/radiology interpretation of X-rays in the trauma patient Medical cost containment: analysis of dual orthopedic/radiology interpretation of X-rays in the trauma patient Medical cost containment: analysis of dual orthopedic/radiology interpretation of X-rays in the trauma patient Bosse M J, Brumback R J, Hash C Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract (...) contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Dual orthopedic and radiology evaluation of orthopedic trauma roentgenograms. Type of intervention Diagnosis Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Patients admitted to a trauma centre with the diagnosis of femoral fractures. Setting Hospital. The economic study was conductedin Baltimore

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

544. Triage of patients to angiography for detection of aortic rupture after blunt chest trauma: cost-effectiveness analysis of using CT

Triage of patients to angiography for detection of aortic rupture after blunt chest trauma: cost-effectiveness analysis of using CT Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

545. Penetrating neck trauma: sensitivity of clinical examination and cost-effectiveness of angiography

Penetrating neck trauma: sensitivity of clinical examination and cost-effectiveness of angiography Penetrating neck trauma: sensitivity of clinical examination and cost-effectiveness of angiography Penetrating neck trauma: sensitivity of clinical examination and cost-effectiveness of angiography Jarvik J G, Philips G R, Schwab C W, Schwartz J S, Grossman R I Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract (...) contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology The use of clinical examination and diagnostic screening angiography as indicators of vascular injury in patients with penetrating neck trauma. Type of intervention Screening. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Patients with penetrating neck trauma. The mean age of patients was 29.9

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

546. The evaluation of a two-tier trauma response system at a major trauma center: is it cost effective and safe?

The evaluation of a two-tier trauma response system at a major trauma center: is it cost effective and safe? The evaluation of a two-tier trauma response system at a major trauma center: is it cost effective and safe? The evaluation of a two-tier trauma response system at a major trauma center: is it cost effective and safe? Ochsner M G, Schmidt J A, Rozycki G S, Champion H R Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED (...) . Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. Health technology Two-tier trauma response. Type of intervention Trauma response management. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis. Study population Trauma patients. Setting MedSTAR Trauma Unit (level I trauma centre) of the Washington Hospital Centre, USA. Dates to which data relate A pilot study

1995 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

547. Trauma centres and the efficient use of financial resources

Trauma centres and the efficient use of financial resources Trauma centres and the efficient use of financial resources Trauma centres and the efficient use of financial resources O'Kelly T J, Westaby S Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions (...) drawn. Health technology Specialist trauma centres. Type of intervention Treatment. Economic study type Cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-utility analysis. Study population Severely injured victims in specialist trauma centres. Setting The study was carried out in the United Kingdom. Dates to which data relate It seems that price related to 1989. Source of effectiveness data Review of studies. Measure of benefits used in the economic analysis Life years gained and Quality-adjusted life years

1990 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

548. The impact of a physician as part of the aeromedical prehospital team in patients with blunt trauma. (Abstract)

The impact of a physician as part of the aeromedical prehospital team in patients with blunt trauma. To determine whether the presence of a physician in the prehospital setting influences patient outcome, the predicted mortality of 258 patients with blunt trauma treated and transported by a medical helicopter staffed by a flight nurse and flight paramedic was compared with that of 316 similar patients with blunt trauma treated and transported by a medical helicopter staffed by a flight nurse

1987 JAMA Controlled trial quality: uncertain

549. Risk of infection after penetrating abdominal trauma. (Abstract)

Risk of infection after penetrating abdominal trauma. To identify the risk factors for the development of postoperative septic complications in patients with intestinal perforation after abdominal trauma, and to compare the efficacies of single-drug and dual-drug prophylactic antibiotic therapy, we studied 145 patients who presented with abdominal trauma and intestinal perforation at two hospitals between July 1979 and June 1982. Logistic-regression analysis showed that a higher risk

1984 NEJM Controlled trial quality: uncertain