The Trauma Audit and Research Network

Associated Research

Below are a range of research papers conducted by researchers currently or previously affiliated with TARN.
Click on the title of a paper for Open Access options (where available).


Educational support needs of injured children and their families: A qualitative study
S. Jones, S. Tyson, J. Yorke, and N. Davis
Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, 2022, 54; DOI:10.2340/jrm.v53.710


The impact of injury: The experiences of children and families after a child’s traumatic injury
S. Jones, S. Tyson, J. Yorke, and N. Davis
Clinical Rehabilitation, 2021, 35(4), pp.614-625; DOI:10.1177/0269215520975127

Evidence based orthopaedic trauma care in the United Kingdom: Guidelines, registries, carrots and sticks
A. Griffiths, J. Dixon, A. Egglestone, A. Edwards, R. Handley, A. Trompeter and W. G. P. Eardley
European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology, 2021, 31, pp.937–945; DOI: 10.1007/s00590-021-02954-w


Qualitative study of the needs of injured children and their families after a child’s traumatic injury
S. Jones, S. Tyson, N. Davis, J. Yorke
BMJOpen, 2020; DOI:10.1136/bmjopen-2019-036682


Collecting core data in severely injured patients using a consensus trauma template: an international multicentre study
Kjetil Gorseth Ringdal, Hans Morten Lossius, J Mary Jones, Jens M Lauritsen, Timothy J Coats, Cameron S Palmer, Rolf Lefering, Stefano Di Bartolomeo, David J Dries, Kjetil Søreide for The Utstein Trauma Data Collaborators Critical Care 2011, 15:R237; DOI:10.1186/cc10485

Inner-city gunshot wounds – 10 years on
Matt Davies, Mary Kerins, Edward Glucksman
Injury 2011 42(5):488-91; DOI:10.1016/j.injury.2010.09.041

Emergency head injury imaging: implementing NICE 2007 in a tertiary neurosciences centre and a busy district general hospital
J S Mooney, A Yates, L Sellar, T Shipway, C Roberts, R Parris, Z Hassan, M Thomas, M Smith, F Lecky
Emergency Medicine Journal, 2011, 28, pp.778-782; DOI: 10.1136/emj.2009.083360


Polytrauma in the elderly: predictors of the cause and time of death
Nick Clements, Carole Tennant, Cyrus Muwanga
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18;26; DOI:10.1186/1757-7241-18-26

The importance of pre-trauma centre treatment of life-threatening events on the mortality of patients transferred with severe trauma
Ernestina Gomes, Rui Araújo, António Carneiro, Cláudia Dias, Altamiro Costa-Pereira, Fiona Lecky
Resuscitation 2010 81;440–445; DOI:10.1016/j.resuscitation.2009.12.014

Applying Composite Performance Measures to Trauma Care
Cameron Willis, Johannes Stoelwinder, Fiona Lecky, Maralyn Woodford, Tom Jenks, Omar Bouamra, Peter Cameron
J Trauma 2010 69;2:256-262; DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181e5e2a3


Predicting outcome after severe traumatic brain injury using the Serum S100B biomarker: Results using a single (24h) time-point
Timothy Rainey, Mehdi Lesko, Raphael Sacho, Fiona Lecky, Charmaine Childs
Resuscitation, 2009, 80, pp.341-345; DOI: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2008.11.021

Prehospital Use of the Intubating Laryngeal Mask Airway in Patients with Severe Polytrauma: A Case Series
Andrew M.Mason
Case Reports in Medicine, 2009; DOI: 10.1155/2009/938531

Is the prevalence of deliberate penetrating trauma increasing in London? Experiences of an urban pre-hospital trauma service
Crewdson, K., Lockey, D., Weaver, A., Davies, G.E.
Injury, 2009, 40(5), pp:560-3; DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2008.10.008


Evaluation of traumatic brain injury guidelines using AGREE instrument
Rusnak M, Mauritz W, Lecky F, Kaniansky M, Brazinova A
Bratisl Lek Listy, 2008; 109(8), pp:374-380

The Utstein template for uniform reporting of data following major trauma: A joint revision by SCANTEM, TARN, DGU-TR and RITG
European Networking Group for Trauma and Emergency Medicine
Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, 2008, 16:7; DOI: 10.1186/1757-7241-16-7


Open pelvic fractures: epidemiology, current concepts of management and outcome
M.R.W. Grotz, M.K. Allami, P. Harwood, H.C. Pape, C. Krettek, P.V. Giannoudis
Injury, 2005, 36(1), pp:1-13; DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2004.05.029

Final results of MRC CRASH, a randomised placebo-controlled trial of intravenous corticosteroid in adults with head injury-outcomes at 6 months
Lancet, 2005, 365(9475), pp:1957-1959; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(05)66552-X


Effect of intravenous corticosteroids on death within 14 days in 10008 adults with clinically significant head injury (MRC CRASH Trial): randomised placebo-controlled trial
Lancet, 2004, 364(9442), pp:1321-28; DOI: 10.1016/S0140-6736(04)17188-2


Head injury outcome prediction in the emergency department: a role for protein S-100B?
W J Townend, M J Guy, M A Pani, B Martin, D W Yates
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 2002, 73(5), pp:542-546; DOI: 10.1136/jnnp.73.5.542

Effect of alcohol on the lactate/pyruvate ratio of recently injured adults
Fiona E. Lecky, Roderick A. Little, Paula F. Maycock, Tim Rainey, Roger N. Barton, David W Yates
Crit Care Med, 2002, 30(5), pp:981-985; DOI: 10.1097/00003246-200205000-00005


Recommendations for Uniform Reporting of Data Following Major Trauma: A report of a Working Party of the International Trauma Anaesthesia and Critical Care Society (ITACCS)
International Trauma Anaesthesia and Critical Care Society
Supplement to Trauma Care, Resuscitation, 1999, 42(2):81-100; DOI: 10.1016/s0300-9572(99)00102-1


Trauma care in China: challenge and development
Chenghua Jiang, P Driscoll, M Woodford, Zhengguo Wang, D Yates
Injury, 1996, 27(7), pp:471-475; DOI: 10.1016/0020-1383(96)00068-x