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Regionalisation of trauma care in England

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Aims

We aimed to determine whether there is evidence of improved patient outcomes in Major Trauma Centres following the regionalisation of trauma care in England.

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An observational study was undertaken using the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN), Hospital Episode Statistics (HES) and national death registrations. The outcome measures were indicators of the quality of trauma care, such as treatment by a senior doctor and clinical outcomes...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDORMS
Bouamra, O More by this author
Woodford, M More by this author
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Publisher:
British Editorial Society of Bone and Joint Surgery Publisher's website
Journal:
Bone & Joint Journal Journal website
Volume:
98B
Issue:
9
Pages:
1253-1261
Publication date:
2016-09-05
Acceptance date:
2016-05-09
DOI:
EISSN:
2049-4408
ISSN:
2049-4394
Pubs id:
pubs:720435
URN:
uri:21f37608-2d8e-4d19-ab72-cbb9cde6da85
UUID:
uuid:21f37608-2d8e-4d19-ab72-cbb9cde6da85
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pubs:720435

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