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Rogaland Trauma System Study (RTSS)

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00876564
First Posted: April 6, 2009
Last Update Posted: May 8, 2013
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Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
  Purpose
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 Intervention
Trauma Other: Trauma patients

Study Type: Interventional
Study Design: 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.

Resource links provided by NLM:


Further study details as provided by Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation:

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


Enrollment: 1812
Study Start Date: February 2009
Study Completion Date: January 2010
Primary Completion Date: January 2010 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Arms Assigned Interventions
Trauma patients
Included in trauma registry
Other: Trauma patients

  Eligibility

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

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Included in trauma registry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Excluded from trauma registry
  Contacts and Locations
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Locations
Norway
Stavanger University Hospital
Stavanger, Rogaland, Norway, 4011
Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Marius Rehn, MD Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
  More Information

Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
Responsible Party: Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00876564     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2009/228-CAG(REK)
First Submitted: April 3, 2009
First Posted: April 6, 2009
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