Expansion of a Childhood Trauma Registry Data Base in Cameroon, Africa

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Investigator: Catherine Juillard, MD, MPH
Sponsor: Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Location(s): Cameroon

Description

Injury rates in sub-Saharan Africa are among the highest in the world, but prospective, registry based reports from Cameroon are limited. We aim to create a prospective trauma registry to expand the data elements collected on injury at a busy tertiary center in Yaounde´ Cameroon.