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Table 1 Total missed injuries and contributing factors found in studies

From: Missed injuries in trauma patients: A literature review

Study N Population Total missed injuries Cause X-Ray errors Clinical errors
Vles et al., 2003 # [3] 3.879 Trauma Patients 1,3% X X
Robertson et al., 1996 * [8] 3.996 Rural Area Trauma Patients 1,4% X X
Juhl et al., 1990 # [13] 783 Orthopaedic Department Pat. 2,2% X X
Born et al., 1989 # [14] 1.006 Multisystem Trauma Patients 3% X X
Wei et al., 2006 * [15] 3.081 Emergency Radiology Pat. 3,7% X -
Laasonen et al., 1991 * [16] 340 Multiple Injured Patiens 4,2% X -
Kalemoglu et al., 2006 * [6] 709 Major Trauma Patients 4,8% X X
Pehle et al., 2006 * [17] 1.187 Multiple Trauma Patients 4,9% X X
Kremli, 1996 *[18] 638 Trauma Patients 6% X X
Buduhan et al., 2000 * [5] 567 Multiple Trauma Patients 8,1% X X
Houshian et al., 2002 # [1] 786 Major Trauma Patients 8,1% X X
Chan et al., 1980 * [19] 327 Multiple Injured Patients 12% X X
Rizoli et al., 1994 * [7] 432 Blunt Trauma Patients 13,6% X X
Soundappan et al., 2004 #[20] 76 Children with missed Injuries 16% X X
Brooks et al., 2004 * [9] 65 Major Trauma Patients 22,2% X X
Janjua et al., 1998 # [2] 206 Trauma Patients 39% X X
  1. N = Patients in study; Prospective study #; Retrospective study *