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The Head Injury Retrieval Trial (HIRT): a single-centre randomised controlled trial of physician prehospital management of severe blunt head injury compared with management by paramedics only
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    HIRT - the pain of prehospital research

    Dear editor I wish to congratulate the authors of the HIRT trial on finally publishing their results. Whilst a negative trial for primary outcomes, to me it highlighted the major challenges in conducting high quality RCTs in prehospital setting. Few countries have been able to perform this level of prehospital research and it can only advance the future planning of prehospital studies trying to examine the very same questi...

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