Table 1

Proportion of publications related to the four major categories of traumatic injuries

Burns132 (32%)34 (26%)98 (74%)
Traumatic brain injury336 (32%)141 (42%)195 (58%)
Spinal cord injury332 (31%)123 (37%)209 (63%)
Trauma259 (24%)84 (32%)175 (68%)
  • A comparison of international articles with the domestic (USA) literature is included. “Trauma” is defined as injuries to body regions other than isolated brain or spinal cord injuries or burns and includes polytraumatic injuries.