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 ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
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|