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The Aetiology of Head Injury in Admitted Patients in Jamaica

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223–5
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Head injury in admitted patients is mainly due to road traffic accidents, falls and interpersonal violence. More effective prevention strategies including education and law enforcement are urgently warranted.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013

Unnecessary Admissions of Head-injured Patients at the University Hospital of the West Indies

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Reduction in unnecessary admissions, cost savings and increased efficiency may result from standardization of admission criteria for head-injured patients and consistent implementation of guidelines for admission without increased risk to patients.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013

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Surgical and Intensive Care needs of Head-injured Patients Transferred to the University Hospital of the West Indies

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The majority of transferred head-injured patients sustained mild injuries with a third requiring surgical procedures and 19% requiring Intensive Care Unit care. Appropriate educational, training and transfer programmes and transfer policies must be implemented to minimize inappropriate transfers.

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e-Published: 02 Jul, 2013

Pre-published Manuscript

This manuscript has been assigned to a volume and issue but has not yet been published. It is either being edited, typeset or is in the proof stage of publication.
In the pre-published stage, this manuscript may contain statements, opinions, and information that have errors in facts, figures, or interpretation. Any final changes in this manuscript will be made at the time of publication and will be reflected in the final electronic version of the issue. The editors and authors and their respective employees are not responsible or liable for the use of any such inaccurate or misleading data, opinion or information contained in the articles in this section.

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