One-year Patient Reported Outcomes Following Hospitalization for Trauma

2016-09-21 20:23:22 | BioPortfolio


This study evaluates the three, six, and twelve month patient reported outcomes of people admitted two trauma centres in western Canada over a four month period. Participants are evaluated using the Trauma Outcome Profile and a custom survey instrument.


This study intends to assess patient reported outcomes following discharge from trauma services at the Foothills Medical Centre (FMC) and Vancouver General Hospital (VGH). We will survey participants with pen-and-paper surveys at three, six and twelve months following discharge from hospital. The survey instrument being used is the Trauma Outcomes Profile, which has been previously validated in this population, supplemented by a supplemental survey to help further describe resources this population has access to in their recovery. The results of these surveys will be compared with pre-injury health status, injury types, mechanisms, and discharge medications and treatments. We anticipate enrolling 500 participants starting in October 2016. At the conclusion of the study we will have a better understanding of patient reported functional outcomes after trauma and will be better positioned to design trauma rehabilitation systems to service this population.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Wounds and Injuries


Foothills Medical Centre
T3E 2C6




University of Calgary

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2016-09-21T20:23:22-0400

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