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Table 1 PICO research terms [14]

From: Treatments for blunt chest trauma and their impact on patient outcomes and health service delivery

Population Adult - blunt chest trauma Sternal fractures, rib fractures, blunt chest injury, thoracic injury,
Intervention Multidisciplinary intervention Models of care, management intervention, care practices, care protocols
Comparison Other intervention  
Outcome Patient and health outcomes Mortality, pneumonia, pneumothorax, haemothorax, hospital length of stay, ICU stay, DVT, PE, costings, treatment outcome
  1. ICU: Intensive care unit; DVT: deep venous thrombosis; PE: pulmonary embolism.