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Trauma Registration at St. Olavs Hospital 2000-2003

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184470
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2008
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
St. Olavs Hospital
Information provided by:
Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:
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 or disease Phase
Injuries, Multiple Norway/Epidemiology Trauma Centers/Statistics & Numerical Data Trauma, Multiple Trauma Severity Indices Phase 3

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.

Study Type : Observational
Estimated Enrollment : 1000 participants
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
Study Start Date : December 2004
Primary Completion Date : June 2006
Estimated Study Completion Date : January 2007

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

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 ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00184470


Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
Investigators
Study Director: Eirik Skogvoll, MD, PhD Norwegian University of Science and Technology

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00184470     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: NTNU-Traume-1
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008

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

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries
Multiple Trauma