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15

2YEARS OF SEVERE INJURY IN CHILDREN

2Years of Severe Injury in Children (ISS > 15)

Transfer between hospitals

Type of hospital where severely injured children were admitted

Number of cases (%)

*MTC - MajorTrauma Centre

Most children are eventually cared for in an appropriate hospital with few remaining outside of the Major Trauma Centres.

This emphasises once more the importance of the transfer system and should promote an assessment by the network of

the location of specialist paediatric services.

Multiple hospitals, not MTC*

62 (4.1%)

Multiple hospitals, adult MTC*

17 (1.1%)

Multiple hospitals, children’s MTC*

661 (43.8%)

Single hospital, not MTC*

151 (10%)

Single hospital, adult MTC*

48 (3.2%)

Single hospital, children’s MTC*

572 (37.8%)

Total

1,511 (100%)

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Multiple hospitals, Multiple hospitals, Multiple hospitals,

Single hospital,

Single hospital,

Single hospital,

not MTC*

adult MTC*

children’s MTC*

not MTC*

adult MTC*

children’s MTC*

Percentage of patients

2013 & 2014

2012