Advancing Pediatric Trauma Care: 2018 Annual Report

Moments are critical when you are faced with a trauma. That’s why the expert pediatric team at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is committed to the most advanced care possible for every injured child that comes through our doors.

The Level I Pediatric Trauma Center at Nationwide Children’s provides around-the-clock services to the central Ohio region and beyond. Patient outcomes are enhanced by our state-of-the-art rehabilitation facilities, in-house radiology coverage and a comprehensive pediatric burn program verified by the American Burn Association.

Our program is supported by a wide-range of pediatric subspecialists including critical care, orthopaedic surgery, neurosurgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, anesthesia, emergency medicine, social work, psychology and pediatric trauma surgery, allowing our team to handle the most complex cases.

As a leading pediatric academic medical center with a dedicated Pediatric Trauma Research Center, we go beyond patient care, serving as a resource for injury prevention and education throughout the nation.

Join us as we highlight our program advancements for 2018 in the enclosed Trauma Program Annual Report – delivering on our institutional journey to create best outcomes for children everywhere.

Trauma Program 2018 Fast Facts

  • Total 2018 Trauma Volume: 1,961
  • Total 2018 Trauma Admissions: 1,474
  • Average Length of Stay: 3.0 days

Trauma Type (Total Volume)

2018 Trauma Type Total Volume

Top Three Leading Causes of Injury

2018 Trauma Annual Report

Admissions by Service

2018 Admissions by Service