The Effect of Different Emergency Medical Systems on the Prognosis of Traumatic Brain Injury - a Prospective Study
|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT01571375|
Recruitment Status : Suspended
First Posted : April 5, 2012
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2018
The Aim of the Study is to Measure the Effect of Finnish Physician-staffed EMS Unit Treatment Methods on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Patient Prognosis.
Physician-staffed HEMS unit was implemented to the EMS 2011. The aim of this study is to compare the results against a historical database to see if the implementation of a HEMS unit will improve the prognosis of TBI patients.
|Condition or disease|
|Traumatic Brain Injury|
|Study Type :||Observational|
|Estimated Enrollment :||400 participants|
|Official Title:||The Differences Between Out-of-hospital Severe Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Treatment in a Physician-staffed Versus Paramedic-staffed Emergency Medical Service (EMS) Unit and Its Effect on Patient Prognosis|
|Study Start Date :||June 2012|
|Estimated Primary Completion Date :||November 2020|
|Estimated Study Completion Date :||December 2020|
Patients Treated by Helsinki HEMS.
PAtients Treated by Tampere HEMS.
- Mortality [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
- Glasgow Outcome Score [ Time Frame: 1 year ]
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT01571375
|Tampere University Hospital|
|Study Director:||Arvi Yli-Hankala, professor||Tampere University Hospital|
|Study Director:||Tom Silfvast, PhD||Helsinki University Central Hospital|
|Study Chair:||Tarja Randell, PhD||Helsinki University Central Hospital|
|Study Chair:||Ilkka Virkkunen, PhD||Tampere University Hospital|
|Principal Investigator:||Toni Pakkanen, M.D.||Tampere University|