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Impact of electronic versus paper vital sign observations on length-of-stay in trauma patients: stepped-wedge cluster randomised study

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Background. Electronic recording of vital sign observations (e-Obs) has become increasingly prevalent in hospital care. The evidence of clinical impact for these systems is mixed. Objective. To assess the effect of e-Obs versus paper documentation (paper) on length of stay (time between trauma unit admission and ‘fit to discharge’) for trauma patients. Methods. A single centre randomised stepped-wedge study of e-Obs against pap... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.2196/10221

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Centre for Statistics in Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS Division
Department:
Engineering Science
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Author
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0000-0003-1023-3927
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Biomedical Research Centre: DFRWAO00
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JMIR Publications Publisher's website
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JMIR Medical Informatics Journal website
Publication date:
2018-10-31
Acceptance date:
2018-08-10
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2291-9694
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pubs:907041
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uri:b8ffb309-b809-4c2f-9abc-25e14f483c62
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uuid:b8ffb309-b809-4c2f-9abc-25e14f483c62
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pubs:907041

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