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National Trauma Data Bank

The National Trauma Data Bank® (NTDB®)  is the largest aggregation of U.S. trauma registry data ever assembled. Participation is voluntary and is one of the leading performance improvement tools of trauma care. You will find the operational definitions for the NTDB in the National Trauma Data Standard (NTDS) Data Dictionary, which is designed to establish a national standard for the exchange of trauma registry data. Registry data that is collected from the NTDB is compiled annually and disseminated in the forms of hospital benchmark reports, data quality reports, and research data sets.  

NTDB Call for Data

Welcome to the National Trauma Data Bank (NTDB) 2014 Admission Year Call for Data. Last year, more than 800 hospitals submitted data and we urge you to join our continuing efforts. The call for data deadline is June 1, 2015.

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Trauma Registry Data

NTDB Research Data Set and National Sample Program 

The NTDB is the largest aggregation of U.S. trauma registry data ever assembled. Participation is voluntary and is one of the leading performance improvement tools of trauma care. You will find the operational definitions for the NTDB in the NTDS Data Dictionary. Registry data that is collected from the NTDB is compiled annually and disseminated in the forms of hospital benchmark reports, data quality reports, and research data sets.  

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NTDB Data Points

Data Points: Age of Scald Victims

What's cookin'? Who's lookin'?

According to the American Burn Association National Burn Repository 2010 Report, scald burns accounted for 54 percent of all burns in children younger than five years old. This month’s column examines the occurrence of pediatric scald injuries in the NTDB research dataset for 2013.

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Participate

NTDB collects trauma registry data from participating trauma centers on an annual basis. Data are aggregated and used to produce annual reports, hospital benchmark reports, and data quality reports.