Journal article

Long-term outcomes of major trauma with unstable open pelvic fractures: A population-based cohort study

Belinda J Gabbe, Ian Stewart, William Veitch, Beck Ben, Peter Cameron, Matthias Russ, Andrew Bucknill, Richard de Steiger, Max Esser

Trauma (London, England) | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Aims: The aims of this study were to describe the profile and longer-term outcomes of major trauma patients with unstable open pelvic fractures. Patients and methods: An observational study was performed using data from the population-based Victorian State Trauma Registry. Adult (≥16 years) major trauma patients who had sustained an unstable open pelvic fracture between 1 July 2010 and 30 June 2017 in Victoria (Australia) were included. Patient demographics, injury event, severity and management data were extracted. Patients were followed up at 6, 12 and 24 months post-injury to collect information about health status, function and return to work. Results: There were 67 patients. The mean (S..

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Grants

Awarded by Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellowship


Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellowship


Awarded by Australian Research Council Future Fellowship


Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: BB was supported by an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award Fellowship (DE180100825). PAC was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Practitioner Fellowship (545926). BJG was supported by an Australian Research Council Future Fellowship (FT170100048). The VSTR is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria and the Transport Accident Commission.