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|Title:||RESTORE: REcovery after Serious Trauma-Outcomes, Resource use and patient Experiences study protocol.|
|Authors:||Gabbe, Belinda J;Braaf, Sandra;Fitzgerald, Mark;Judson, Rodney;Harrison, James E;Lyons, Ronan A;Ponsford, Jennie;Collie, Alex;Ameratunga, Shanthi;Attwood, David;Christie, Nicola;Nunn, Andrew;Cameron, Peter A|
|Affiliation:||Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.|
Trauma Service, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Trauma Service, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Research Centre for Injury Studies, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia.
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia College of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, Wales, UK.
School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Institute for Safety, Compensation and Recovery Research, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
School of Population Health, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand.
Business Intelligence, Transport Accident Commission, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Department of Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering, University College of London, London, UK.
Victorian Spinal Cord Service, Austin Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Emergency and Trauma Centre, The Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
|Citation:||Injury Prevention : Journal of the International Society For Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention 2014; 21(5): 348-54|
|Abstract:||Traumatic injury is a leading contributor to the overall global burden of disease. However, there is a worldwide shortage of population data to inform understanding of non-fatal injury burden. An improved understanding of the pattern of recovery following trauma is needed to better estimate the burden of injury, guide provision of rehabilitation services and care to injured people, and inform guidelines for the monitoring and evaluation of disability outcomes.To provide a comprehensive overview of patient outcomes and experiences in the first 5 years after serious injury.This is a population-based, nested prospective cohort study using quantitative data methods, supplemented by a qualitative study of a seriously injured participant sample.All 2547 paediatric and adult major trauma patients captured by the Victorian State Trauma Registry with a date of injury from 1 July 2011 to 30 June 2012 who survived to hospital discharge and did not opt-off from the registry.To analyse the quantitative data and identify factors that predict poor or good outcome, whether there is change over time, differences in rates of recovery and change between key participant subgroups, multilevel mixed effects regression models will be fitted. To analyse the qualitative data, thematic analysis will be used to identify important themes and the relationships between themes.The results of this project have the potential to inform clinical decisions and public health policy, which can reduce the burden of non-fatal injury and improve the lives of people living with the consequences of severe injury.|
|Internal ID Number:||25118259|
|Appears in Collections:||Journal articles|
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