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Trauma Registration at St. Olavs Hospital 2000-2003

This study has been terminated.
St. Olavs Hospital
Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology Identifier:
First received: September 15, 2005
Last updated: April 18, 2008
Last verified: April 2008
St. Olavs Hospital is a trauma referral center in the region of Midtnorge. Admitting trauma patients locally and those referred from hospitals in Nord-Trøndelag, Sør-Trøndelag and Møre-Romsdal.An active trauma team was defined in 1992, but it`s work has not been evaluated earlier. Prospective studies of these patients were established 1st of January 2004 at St. Olavs Hospital.

Condition Phase
Injuries, Multiple Norway/Epidemiology Trauma Centers/Statistics & Numerical Data Trauma, Multiple Trauma Severity Indices Phase 3

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Mapping of Traumatized Patients Referred to St. Olavs Hospital in the Period 2000-2003-Norwegian University of Science and Technology

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Further study details as provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:

Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: December 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2007
Primary Completion Date: June 2006 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Detailed Description:
This mapping is a observational retrospective study of trauma patients admitted to St.Olavs Hospital from 2000 until 2003. Patient journals (electronic and paper), autopsy reports and the emergency medical respons systems (AMK) database have been reviwed. We are reviewing the local traumaepidemiology, traumateam performance, mechanisms of injury and the potenially avoidable deaths in trauma.

Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Trauma team activation
  • Motor vehicle crash with ejection
  • Pedal cyclist, motorcyclist or pedestrian hit by vehicle >30 km/h
  • Fall > 5 meters
  • Fatality in same vehicle
  • Interhospital trauma transfer within 24 hrs
  • Injury to two or more body regions
  • Fracture to two or more long bones
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation of a limb
  • Penetrating injury to head, neck, torso or proximal limb

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Burns
  • Strangulations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00184470

Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
Study Director: Eirik Skogvoll, MD, PhD Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  More Information Identifier: NCT00184470     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NTNU-Traume-1
Study First Received: September 15, 2005
Last Updated: April 18, 2008

Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data
Retrospective studies

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Multiple Trauma processed this record on September 21, 2017