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Contribution to national acute injury and intensive care audit databases in England and Wales
  1. Nicholas S Kalson,
  2. Ken W Dunn
  1. Regional Burns Service, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Manchester, UK
  1. Correspondence to Ken W Dunn, Department of Burns and Plastic Surgery Regional Burns Service, University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust, Southmoor Road, Wythenshawe, Manchester M23 9LT, UK; ken.dunn{at}uhsm.nhs.uk

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Recently attention has been turned to trauma care provision,1 2 and the 2010 report on ‘Major Trauma Care in England’ emphasises the lack of progress in trauma care in the UK.3 National audit databases collect information on patient care in many areas of healthcare in England and Wales, providing important epidemiological, treatment processes and clinical outcome information. We investigated the contribution of trauma-receiving emergency departments (EDs) to the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) in 2009. These data were compared with data from the Intensive Care National …

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