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Outcome measures in major trauma care: a review of current international trauma registry practice.

Abstract:

Multiple reports over the past 20 years have criticised the care delivered to major trauma patients in England. The setting up of regional trauma networks is well underway to address these deficiencies. Outcomes currently collected in major trauma are restricted to mortality rates and process measures; however, many patients are left with long-term disabilities and reduced quality of life (QoL), which are not measured at present. Trauma systems need to develop outcome measures that capture th...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/emermed-2011-200326

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
Volume:
28
Issue:
12
Pages:
1008-1012
Publication date:
2011-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
URN:
uuid:2a3b1909-0b43-4816-8712-9e77a59a4c96
Source identifiers:
179639
Local pid:
pubs:179639

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