Preventable Paediatric Trauma - Retrospective Analysis
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Start date||April 2013|
|End date||April 2014|
|Trial size||1000 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT01825343, ZIV-0005-13|
Purpose: a retrospective study of all Paediatric patients who presented to Ziv Medical Centre with injuries of all systems, major and minor, in order to determine the exact circumstances of the injury, whether this might have been preventable and design a Haddon Matrix of risk factors for injury to target prevention.
Hypothesis: injury prevention interventions can be targetted by finding out local causes of Paediatric Trauma
Establishing exact mechanism of injury
time frame: 5 years (2007-2012)
Male or female participants up to 18 years old.
Inclusion Criteria: - All patients classified as Paediatric according to Israeli law (up to the age of 18 years). This includes pregnant women and patients presenting with multiple complaints as well as Trauma, isolated injuries and polytrauma. Exclusion Criteria: - Patients for whom no history is available.
|Official title||Preventable Paediatric Trauma - Retrospective Analysis|
|Principal investigator||Amram Hadary, MD|
|Description||A Trauma Registry is already kept in the hospital. It is confidential and data is supplied to the government from this registry. The procedure is to be granted access to the database and access data stored on the mechanism and outcome of Paeditric Trauma. This data will be stored on the work computer of the principal investigator and will be password protected. Methods: Identify from the Trauma database all patients assessed at Ziv Medical Centre with Trauma, consult their medical notes and document the exact injury, the mechanism of injury, the circumstances, whether the child was alone or supervised, the nature and complications of the injury, treatment required and short and long term progress and disability.|
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