Affiliation: University of Alberta
- Pediatric appendicitis rupture rate: disparities despite universal health careIoana Bratu
Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
J Pediatr Surg 43:1964-9. 2008..We seek to explore if, in the Canadian system of public, universal health care access, pediatric appendicitis rupture rates are an indicator of health disparities...
- Incidence and predictors of gastrocutaneous fistula in the pediatric patientIoana Bratu
Pediatric General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, 2C3 56 WMC, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
ISRN Gastroenterol 2011:686803. 2011..2%), GCF closure is not a benign, "uncomplicated" procedure. Further information describing factors determining which patients develop GCF requiring closure is needed...
- The impact of fatal pediatric trauma on aboriginal childrenIoana Bratu
Pediatric General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, T6G 2B7
J Pediatr Surg 48:1065-70. 2013..Injuries are the leading cause of death in young people. Our aim is to examine the differences between aboriginal and non-aboriginal pediatric trauma mortality as a means to focus on prevention strategies...
- Focus on pediatric intentional traumaNicholas Avdimiretz
Department of Pediatric General Surgery, Stollery Children s Hospital, University of Alberta, Alberta, Canada
J Trauma Acute Care Surg 72:1031-4. 2012..2% vs. 5.5%) in Alberta from 1996 to 2006. We wish to understand differences between urban and rural pediatric intentional trauma to plan for prevention and supportive strategies...
- Urban vs rural pediatric trauma in Alberta: where can we focus on prevention?Dana Mihalicz
Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatric General Surgery, University of Alberta, Stollery Children s Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2B7
J Pediatr Surg 45:908-11. 2010..Understanding differences between rural and urban pediatric trauma is important in establishing preventative strategies specific to each setting...
- The process of treating pediatric appendicitisChieh Jack Chiu
University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:803-6. 2011..A large service and distant geographical area can make the process of diagnosing and treating appendicitis a challenge...