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

April 3, 2009
April 6, 2009
May 8, 2013
February 2009
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Diagnostic accuracy [ Time Frame: 7 years ]
Over and undertriage
Triage precision [ Time Frame: 1,5 year ]
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Rogaland Trauma System Study
Trauma System Evolution. A Quality Improvement Study of the Trauma System at Stavanger University Hospital, Norway.
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.
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Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Other: Trauma patients
Trauma patients
Included in trauma registry
Intervention: Other: Trauma patients
Rehn M, Lossius HM, Tjosevik KE, Vetrhus M, Østebø O, Eken T; Rogaland Trauma System Study Collaborating Group. Efficacy of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol in a Norwegian trauma centre. Br J Surg. 2012 Feb;99(2):199-208. doi: 10.1002/bjs.7794. Epub 2011 Dec 20.

*   Includes publications given by the data provider as well as publications identified by Identifier (NCT Number) in Medline.
January 2010
January 2010   (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Included in trauma registry

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Excluded from trauma registry
Sexes Eligible for Study: All
Child, Adult, Older Adult
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Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
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Principal Investigator: Marius Rehn, MD Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation
May 2013

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