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Table 5 Procedures according to age

From: Pediatric falls ages 0–4: understanding demographics, mechanisms, and injury severities

Procedure Total < Age 1 n(%) Age 1 n(%) Age 2 n(%) Age 3 n(%) Age 4 n(%)
Body CT 197 68 (34.5%) 28 (14.2%) 36 (18.3%) 32 (16.2%) 33 (16.8%)
Skeletal Series 180 126 (70.0%) 25 (13.9%) 22 (12.2%) 7 (3.9%) 0
Neuroimaginga 336 147 (43.8%) 45 (13.4%) 53 (15.8%) 48 (14.3%) 43 (12.8%)
Neurosurgicalb 20 10 (50.0%) 3 (15.0%) 4 (20.0%) 3 (15.0%) 0
Orthopedicc 442 24 (5.4%) 55 (12.4%) 105 (23.8%) 106 (24.0%) 152 (34.4%)
Intubations 8 0 2 (25.0%) 4 (50.0%) 2 (25.0%) 0
Total Procedures 1183 375 (31.7%) 158 (13.4%) 224 (18.9%) 198 (16.7%) 228 (19.3%)
  1. aNeuroimaging includes: Computerized axial tomography of head, magnetic resonance imaging of brain and brain stem, magnetic resonance imaging of spinal canal
  2. bNeurosurgical procedures includes: craniotomy, ventriculostomy, elevation of skull fragments, incision of cerebral meninges
  3. cOrthopedic procedures include: closed reduction of fracture without internal fixation, closed reduction of fracture with internal fixation, open reduction with internal fixation