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Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands: The BRAIN-PROTECT Study

BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators., Bossers, S. M., Boer, C., Bloemers, F. W., Van Lieshout, E. M. M., Den Hartog, D., Hoogerwerf, N., Innemee, G., van der Naalt, J., Absalom, A. R., Peerdeman, S. M., de Visser, M., de Leeuw, M. A., Schwarte, L. A., Loer, S. A. & Schober, P., 2-Nov-2020, In : Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 12 p.

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BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators., Bossers, S. M., Boer, C., Bloemers, F. W., Van Lieshout, E. M. M., Den Hartog, D., Hoogerwerf, N., Innemee, G., van der Naalt, J., Absalom, A. R., Peerdeman, S. M., de Visser, M., de Leeuw, M. A., Schwarte, L. A., Loer, S. A., & Schober, P. (2020). Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands: The BRAIN-PROTECT Study. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049

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BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators. ; Bossers, Sebastiaan M ; Boer, Christa ; Bloemers, Frank W ; Van Lieshout, Esther M M ; Den Hartog, Dennis ; Hoogerwerf, Nico ; Innemee, Gerard ; van der Naalt, Joukje ; Absalom, Anthony R ; Peerdeman, Saskia M ; de Visser, Matthijs ; de Leeuw, Marcel A ; Schwarte, Lothar A ; Loer, Stephan A ; Schober, Patrick. / Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands : The BRAIN-PROTECT Study. In: Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 2020.

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BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators., Bossers, SM, Boer, C, Bloemers, FW, Van Lieshout, EMM, Den Hartog, D, Hoogerwerf, N, Innemee, G, van der Naalt, J, Absalom, AR, Peerdeman, SM, de Visser, M, de Leeuw, MA, Schwarte, LA, Loer, SA & Schober, P 2020, 'Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands: The BRAIN-PROTECT Study', Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049

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Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands : The BRAIN-PROTECT Study. / BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators.; Bossers, Sebastiaan M; Boer, Christa; Bloemers, Frank W; Van Lieshout, Esther M M; Den Hartog, Dennis; Hoogerwerf, Nico; Innemee, Gerard; van der Naalt, Joukje; Absalom, Anthony R; Peerdeman, Saskia M; de Visser, Matthijs; de Leeuw, Marcel A; Schwarte, Lothar A; Loer, Stephan A; Schober, Patrick.

In: Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors, 02.11.2020.

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BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators., Bossers SM, Boer C, Bloemers FW, Van Lieshout EMM, Den Hartog D et al. Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands: The BRAIN-PROTECT Study. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 2020 Nov 2. https://doi.org/10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049


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title = "Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands: The BRAIN-PROTECT Study",
abstract = "ObjectiveA thorough understanding of the epidemiology, patient characteristics, trauma mechanisms, and current outcomes among patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important as it may inform potential strategies to improve prehospital emergency care. The aim of this study is to describe the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of (suspected) severe TBI in the Netherlands.MethodsThe BRAIN-PROTECT study is a prospective observational study on prehospital management of patients with severe TBI in the Netherlands. The study population comprised all consecutive patients with clinical suspicion of TBI and a prehospital GCS scoreResultsData from 2,589 patients, of whom 2,117 (81.8%) were transferred to a participating trauma center, were analyzed. The incidence rate of prehospitally suspected and confirmed severe TBI were 3.2 (95% CI: 3.1;3.4) and 2.7 (95% CI: 2.5;2.8) per 100,000 inhabitants per year, respectively. Median patient age was 46 years, 58.4% were involved in traffic crashes, of which 37.4% were bicycle related. 47.6% presented with an initial GCS of 3. The median time from HEMS dispatch to hospital arrival was 54 minutes. The overall 30-day mortality was 39.0% (95% CI: 36.8;41.2).ConclusionThis article summarizes the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of severe TBI in the Netherlands, and highlights areas in which primary prevention and prehospital care can be improved.",
keywords = "brain injuries, traumatic, emergency medical services, air ambulances, treatment outcome, epidemiology, characteristics, incidence rate, GUIDELINES, MORTALITY, SCALE",
author = "{BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators.} and Bossers, {Sebastiaan M} and Christa Boer and Bloemers, {Frank W} and {Van Lieshout}, {Esther M M} and {Den Hartog}, Dennis and Nico Hoogerwerf and Gerard Innemee and {van der Naalt}, Joukje and Absalom, {Anthony R} and Peerdeman, {Saskia M} and {de Visser}, Matthijs and {de Leeuw}, {Marcel A} and Schwarte, {Lothar A} and Loer, {Stephan A} and Patrick Schober",
year = "2020",
month = nov,
day = "2",
doi = "10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049",
language = "English",
journal = "Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors",
issn = "1090-3127",
publisher = "Taylor & Francis Group",

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RIS

TY - JOUR

T1 - Epidemiology, Prehospital Characteristics and Outcomes of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury in The Netherlands

T2 - The BRAIN-PROTECT Study

AU - BRAIN-PROTECT collaborators.

AU - Bossers, Sebastiaan M

AU - Boer, Christa

AU - Bloemers, Frank W

AU - Van Lieshout, Esther M M

AU - Den Hartog, Dennis

AU - Hoogerwerf, Nico

AU - Innemee, Gerard

AU - van der Naalt, Joukje

AU - Absalom, Anthony R

AU - Peerdeman, Saskia M

AU - de Visser, Matthijs

AU - de Leeuw, Marcel A

AU - Schwarte, Lothar A

AU - Loer, Stephan A

AU - Schober, Patrick

PY - 2020/11/2

Y1 - 2020/11/2

N2 - ObjectiveA thorough understanding of the epidemiology, patient characteristics, trauma mechanisms, and current outcomes among patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important as it may inform potential strategies to improve prehospital emergency care. The aim of this study is to describe the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of (suspected) severe TBI in the Netherlands.MethodsThe BRAIN-PROTECT study is a prospective observational study on prehospital management of patients with severe TBI in the Netherlands. The study population comprised all consecutive patients with clinical suspicion of TBI and a prehospital GCS scoreResultsData from 2,589 patients, of whom 2,117 (81.8%) were transferred to a participating trauma center, were analyzed. The incidence rate of prehospitally suspected and confirmed severe TBI were 3.2 (95% CI: 3.1;3.4) and 2.7 (95% CI: 2.5;2.8) per 100,000 inhabitants per year, respectively. Median patient age was 46 years, 58.4% were involved in traffic crashes, of which 37.4% were bicycle related. 47.6% presented with an initial GCS of 3. The median time from HEMS dispatch to hospital arrival was 54 minutes. The overall 30-day mortality was 39.0% (95% CI: 36.8;41.2).ConclusionThis article summarizes the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of severe TBI in the Netherlands, and highlights areas in which primary prevention and prehospital care can be improved.

AB - ObjectiveA thorough understanding of the epidemiology, patient characteristics, trauma mechanisms, and current outcomes among patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) is important as it may inform potential strategies to improve prehospital emergency care. The aim of this study is to describe the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of (suspected) severe TBI in the Netherlands.MethodsThe BRAIN-PROTECT study is a prospective observational study on prehospital management of patients with severe TBI in the Netherlands. The study population comprised all consecutive patients with clinical suspicion of TBI and a prehospital GCS scoreResultsData from 2,589 patients, of whom 2,117 (81.8%) were transferred to a participating trauma center, were analyzed. The incidence rate of prehospitally suspected and confirmed severe TBI were 3.2 (95% CI: 3.1;3.4) and 2.7 (95% CI: 2.5;2.8) per 100,000 inhabitants per year, respectively. Median patient age was 46 years, 58.4% were involved in traffic crashes, of which 37.4% were bicycle related. 47.6% presented with an initial GCS of 3. The median time from HEMS dispatch to hospital arrival was 54 minutes. The overall 30-day mortality was 39.0% (95% CI: 36.8;41.2).ConclusionThis article summarizes the prehospital epidemiology, characteristics and outcome of severe TBI in the Netherlands, and highlights areas in which primary prevention and prehospital care can be improved.

KW - brain injuries

KW - traumatic

KW - emergency medical services

KW - air ambulances

KW - treatment outcome

KW - epidemiology

KW - characteristics

KW - incidence rate

KW - GUIDELINES

KW - MORTALITY

KW - SCALE

U2 - 10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049

DO - 10.1080/10903127.2020.1824049

M3 - Article

C2 - 32960672

JO - Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors

JF - Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors

SN - 1090-3127

ER -

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