The Trauma Audit and Research Network

TARN Research
The TARN database provides an excellent platform for trauma research locally, nationally and internationally. Below is a list of our research publications.

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Patterns of moderate and severe injury in children after the introduction of major trauma networks
Samantha Jones, Sarah Tyson, Michael Young, Matthew Gittins, Naomi Davis
Arch Dis Child 2018. doi:10.1136/ archdischild-2018-315636

Implementation of tranexamic acid for bleeding trauma patients: a longitudinal and cross-sectional study
Coats TJ, Fragoso-Iñiguez M, Roberts I
Emerg Med J. 2018 Dec 8. pii: emermed-2018-207693. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2018-207693

Changing the system-major trauma patients and their outcomes in the NHS (England) 2008–17
Moran, Christopher G., Fiona Lecky, Omar Bouamra, Tom Lawrence, Antoinette Edwards, Maralyn Woodford, Keith Willett, and Timothy J. Coats
EClinicalMedicine 2 (2018): 13-21

Impact of a physician-led pre-hospital critical care team on outcomes after major trauma.
Hepple DJ, Durrand JW, Bouamra O, Godfrey P
Anaesthesia. 2018 Dec 5. doi: 10.1111/anae.14501

Disparities in the management of paediatric splenic injury
A. M. Warwick, T. Jenks, R. Fisher, R. Garrett-Cox, F. Lecky, D. Yates et al
British Journal of Surgery (2018)

Comparison of two prognostic models in trauma outcome
A Cook, T Osler, L Glance, O Bouamra, J Weddle, B Gross, J Ward, FO Moore, F Rogers, D Hosmer
British Journal of Surgery DOI: 10.1002/bjs.10764

Fractures of the femoral shaft in children
C. Talbot, N. Davis, I. Majid, M. Young, O. Bouamra, F. E. Lecky, S. Jones
Bone Joint J 2018;100-B:109–18.


Investigating the effects of under-triage by existing major incident triage tools
James M Vassallo, Jason E Smith, Lee A Wallis
doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000513

Major incident triage and the implementation of a new triage tool, the MPTT-24
James Vassallo, J E Smith, L A Wallis

The impact of age on major orthopaedic trauma: an analysis of the United Kingdom Trauma Audit Research Network Database
J Herron, R Hutchinson, F Lecky, O Bouamra, A Edwards, M Woodford, W Eardley
Bone Joint J 2017;99-B:1677–80

The civilian validation of the Modified Physiological Triage Tool (MPTT): an evidence-based approach to primary major incident triage
James Vassallo, Jason Smith, Omar Bouamra, Fiona Lecky, Lee A Wallis

Differential effects of the Glasgow Coma Scale Score and its Components: An analysis of 54,069 patients with traumatic brain injury
Florence CM Reith, Hester Lingsma, Belinda Gabbe, Fiona Lecky, Ian Roberts, Andrew IR Maas

Major trauma from suspected child abuse: a profile of the patient pathway
Ffion C Davies, Fiona Lecky, Ross Fisher, Marisol Fragoso Iniguez, Tim Coats
Emerg Med J Published Online First: 24 April 2017. doi: 10.1136/emermed-2016-206296

The use of whole-body computed tomography in major trauma: variations in practice in UK trauma hospitals
I Sammy, H Chatha, O Bouamra, M Iniguez, F Lecky, A Edwards
Emerg Med J doi:10.1136/emermed-2016-206167

Improved outcomes for hepatic trauma in England and Wales over a decade of trauma and hepatobiliary surgery centralisation
J Barrie, S Jamdar, M Iniguez, O Bouamra, T Jenks, F Lecky, D O'Reilly
Eur J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2017 Feb 16. doi: 10.1007/s00068-017-0765-y
Epub ahead of print

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