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Global trends of hand and wrist trauma: a systematic analysis of fracture and digit amputation using the Global Burden of Disease 2017 Study

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Background:
As global rates of mortality decrease, rates of non-fatal injury have increased, particularly in low Socio-demographic Index (SDI) nations. We hypothesised this global pattern of non-fatal injury would be demonstrated in regard to bony hand and wrist trauma over the 27-year study period.


Methods:
The Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2017 was used to estimate prevalence, age-standardised incid...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Publisher:
BMJ
Journal:
Injury Prevention More from this journal
Publication date:
2020-03-13
Acceptance date:
2019-12-28
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EISSN:
1475-5785
ISSN:
1353-8047
Pmid:
32169973
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1094524
Local pid:
pubs:1094524
Deposit date:
2020-04-03

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