A review of children with severe trauma admitted to pediatric intensive care in Queensland, Australia.

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Summary of "A review of children with severe trauma admitted to pediatric intensive care in Queensland, Australia."

The aim of this study is to review patient characteristics, injury patterns, and outcomes of trauma cases admitted to pediatric intensive care in Children's Health Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0211530


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