Crandon, Ivor W.; Harding, Hyacinth E.; Williams, Eric W.; Bruce, C. A.; Simeon, D. T.; Titus, I. P.; Batchelor, C.; Bullock-DuCasse, M.; McDonald, Archibald H.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Surgery, Radiology, Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
Inter-Hospital Transfer of Injured Patients in Jamaica: What is the Reality? [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
Objective: To examine the reasons for transfer, transport method, circumstances and clinical status of injured patients transferred from other hospitals to The University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI). Methods: Prospective descriptive analytical study of 66 patients referred between June 1, 2004 and July 29, 2004. Data were expressed as frequencies or means with standard deviations as appropriate and were analysed using the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) version 10.0....