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October 8, 2008

Missed injuries in trauma patients: a literature review.

Pfeifer R, Pape H-C. Missed injuries in trauma patients: A literature review. Patient Saf Surg. 2008;2:20. doi:10.1186/1754-9493-2-20.

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Pfeifer R, Pape H-C. Patient Saf Surg. 2008;2:20.

This review found that missed injuries and delayed diagnoses occur frequently, with many of the missed injuries being clinically significant. The authors call for standardized studies using comparable definitions of such injuries.

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Pfeifer R, Pape H-C. Missed injuries in trauma patients: A literature review. Patient Saf Surg. 2008;2:20. doi:10.1186/1754-9493-2-20.

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