Abstract:Objectives/Hypothesis: Despite being common, neck injuries have received relatively little attention for important quality of care metrics. This study sought to determine the association between blunt and penetrating neck injuries on mortality and length of stay, and to identify additional patient and hospital-level characteristics that impact these outcomes. Study Design: Retrospective cohort study utilizing the American College of Surgeons Trauma Quality Improvement Program database. Methods: Adult patients … Show more
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