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Kids and teens in car accidents fare better at Level I pediatric trauma centers

Children’s Minnesota physicians Dr. Anupam Kharbanda, chief of critical care services, and Dr. Nathaniel Kreykes, trauma medical director, published a study that found children and adolescents who survived motor vehicle accidents had better outcomes when treated at stand-alone Level I pediatric trauma centers than at Level I adult trauma centers, even those with pediatric designations. Dr. Kharbanda and Dr. Kreykes were featured in a Star Tribune article about the study’s outcomes and best practices for all trauma centers. Read the full article: Why children fare better in pediatric centers, not adult centers, after car wrecks.