South African Journal of Surgery
On-line version ISSN 2078-5151
Print version ISSN 0038-2361
HARDCASTLE, Timothy C.. Missed injury - decreasing morbidity and mortality: A literature review. S. Afr. j. surg. [online]. 2011, vol.49, n.4, pp.199-201. ISSN 2078-5151.
This brief literature review examines the causes of missed injury, the typical clinical pictures that are associated with missed injury and techniques and procedures to help avoid missing injury in the light of the recent literature, while highlighting the cost implications for clinicians.