Rogaland Trauma System Study (RTSS)

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : April 6, 2009
Last Update Posted : May 8, 2013
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to improve performance, Stavanger University Hospital (SUH) reorganized key system structures and introduced in 2009 mandatory documentation of field Revised Trauma Score on trauma patients, tiered trauma team activation and new guidelines for field triage. Through a before and after study, the investigators aim to measure how the quality improvement initiative will influence structure, process and outcomes variables.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Trauma Other: Trauma patients Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 1812 participants
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Official Title: Trauma System Evolution. A Quality Improvement Study of the Trauma System at Stavanger University Hospital, Norway.
Study Start Date : February 2009
Actual Primary Completion Date : January 2010
Actual Study Completion Date : January 2010

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Arm Intervention/treatment
Trauma patients
Included in trauma registry
Other: Trauma patients

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Diagnostic accuracy [ Time Frame: 7 years ]
    Over and undertriage

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Included in trauma registry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Excluded from trauma registry

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00876564

Stavanger University Hospital
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, 4011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
Principal Investigator: Marius Rehn, MD Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation

Publications automatically indexed to this study by Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation Identifier: NCT00876564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/228-CAG(REK)
First Posted: April 6, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
Last Verified: May 2013

Keywords provided by Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation:
Triage precision

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wounds and Injuries