Report: Uninsured have shorter ICU stays after spine trauma

11/2/2012 | Healio

Nonwhite and black patients had higher mortality rates following spine trauma, along with the uninsured who also had shorter ICU stays and ventilator time, Dr. Andrew Schoenfeld told the North American Spine Society 2012 Annual Meeting. The study included data on 75,351 cases of spine trauma taken from the National Trauma Database.

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