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Trauma Registration at St. Olavs Hospital 2000-2003

The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators. Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Read our disclaimer for details. Identifier: NCT00184470
Recruitment Status : Terminated
First Posted : September 16, 2005
Last Update Posted : April 21, 2008
St. Olavs Hospital
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Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Brief Summary:
St. Olavs Hospital is a trauma referral center in the region of Midtnorge. Admitting trauma patients locally and those referred from hospitals in Nord-Trøndelag, Sør-Trøndelag and Møre-Romsdal.An active trauma team was defined in 1992, but it`s work has not been evaluated earlier. Prospective studies of these patients were established 1st of January 2004 at St. Olavs Hospital.

Condition or disease
Injuries, Multiple Norway/Epidemiology Trauma Centers/Statistics & Numerical Data Trauma, Multiple Trauma Severity Indices

Detailed Description:
This mapping is a observational retrospective study of trauma patients admitted to St.Olavs Hospital from 2000 until 2003. Patient journals (electronic and paper), autopsy reports and the emergency medical respons systems (AMK) database have been reviwed. We are reviewing the local traumaepidemiology, traumateam performance, mechanisms of injury and the potenially avoidable deaths in trauma.

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Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 1000 participants
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Official Title: Mapping of Traumatized Patients Referred to St. Olavs Hospital in the Period 2000-2003-Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Study Start Date : December 2004
Actual Primary Completion Date : June 2006
Study Completion Date : January 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Trauma team activation
  • Motor vehicle crash with ejection
  • Pedal cyclist, motorcyclist or pedestrian hit by vehicle >30 km/h
  • Fall > 5 meters
  • Fatality in same vehicle
  • Interhospital trauma transfer within 24 hrs
  • Injury to two or more body regions
  • Fracture to two or more long bones
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Amputation of a limb
  • Penetrating injury to head, neck, torso or proximal limb

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Burns
  • Strangulations

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00184470

Sponsors and Collaborators
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
St. Olavs Hospital
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Study Director: Eirik Skogvoll, MD, PhD Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Layout table for additonal information Identifier: NCT00184470    
Other Study ID Numbers: NTNU-Traume-1
First Posted: September 16, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: April 21, 2008
Last Verified: April 2008
Keywords provided by Norwegian University of Science and Technology:
Hospitalization/statistics & numerical data
Retrospective studies
Additional relevant MeSH terms:
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Multiple Trauma
Wounds and Injuries