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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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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