This study uses data from the National Trauma Data Bank to compare mortality of injured adolescents treated at adult trauma centers, pediatric trauma centers, or mixed trauma centers that treat both pediatric and adult trauma patients.
Using Global Burden of Disease (GBD) 2013 study data, the GBD Pediatrics Collaboration investigators determine levels and trends in the fatal and nonfatal burden of diseases and injuries among children and adolescents in 188 countries from 1990 to 2013.
This review discusses the need and guidelines for implementation of trauma-informed approaches in family-centered care for children, as well as support for families and health care professionals.
This Viewpoint summarizes 3 research priorities of the Pediatric Trauma and Critical Illness Branch and emphasizes the importance of collaboration among experts from different fields in understanding the medical needs of children.
Kassam-Adams and coauthors review the literature regarding posttraumatic stress following pediatric injury. Their goals are to highlight what pediatricians need to know about injury and posttraumatic stress and to provide a basic introduction to secondary preventive approaches applicable for pediatric practice.