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A 7-year review of maxillofacial trauma in a central London hospital.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2036278     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Over a 7-year period from January 1, 1983 to December 31, 1989, 439 maxillofacial injuries were referred to the Oral Surgery Department of St Mary's Hospital in London. During this period there was a decrease in the incidence of maxillofacial injuries presenting as a result of road traffic accidents, with a corresponding increase in the number of cases related to assault. The patterns of age and sex distribution, however, reflected the results of previous studies by other maxillofacial units within the UK. Of particular interest is the finding that a large proportion of maxillofacial injuries (43%) included in this survey had no active treatment.
G Dimitroulis; J Eyre
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British dental journal     Volume:  170     ISSN:  0007-0610     ISO Abbreviation:  Br Dent J     Publication Date:  1991 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-07-03     Completed Date:  1991-07-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7513219     Medline TA:  Br Dent J     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  300-2     Citation Subset:  D; IM    
Department of Oral Surgery, St Mary's Hospital, London.
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MeSH Terms
Accidental Falls / statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Traffic / statistics & numerical data
Age Factors
Child, Preschool
Crime / statistics & numerical data
Great Britain / epidemiology
London / epidemiology
Mandibular Fractures / epidemiology
Maxillofacial Injuries / epidemiology*,  etiology,  therapy
Middle Aged
Orbital Fractures / etiology
Retrospective Studies
Sex Factors
Zygomatic Fractures / epidemiology
Comment In:
Br Dent J. 1991 Jun 22;170(12):433   [PMID:  1953867 ]
Br Dent J. 1991 Jul 20;171(2):45   [PMID:  1873090 ]

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