Research Proposal: Rts of Injured Patients in Juth

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REVISED TRAUMA SCORE OF INJURED PATIENTS PRESENTING TO ACCIDENT AND EMERGENCY OF JOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL

BY
DR. USMAN ADAMU GWARAM

RESEARH PROPOSAL FOR A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE NATIONAL POST GRADUATE MEDICAL COLECGE OF NIGERIA (NPMCN) IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF FELLOWSHIP OF THE COLLEGE IN SURGERY

FEBRUARY, 2009.
REGISTRATION

FACULTY::SURGERY

SPECIALTY::GENERAL SURGERY

INSITUTION OF TRAINING::DEPT. OF SURGERY JOS
UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL.

PASSED PART 1::MAY 2008.

PROPOSED PART 2 EXAM DATE: MAY 2010.
ATTESTATION I
SUPERVISOR’S CERTIFICATION.

This study will be carried out by Dr. Usman Adamu Gwaram under our supervision. We will also supervise the writing of the dissertation.

1. Prof. C.H. Ihezue. FWACS, FMCS, FRCS (Ed) FICS.
Chief Consultant Surgeon, Department of Surgery Jos University Teaching Hospital.

Signature_________________ Date_________________

2. Dr. A.Z. Sule. FMCS, FWACS.
Senior Consultant Surgeon, Department of Surgery Jos University Teaching Hospital.

Signature_________________ Date_________________

3. Dr. I.I Onche. FMCS, FWACS.
Consultant Orthopedic and Trauma Surgeon, Department of Surgery Jos University Teaching Hospital.

Signature_________________ Date_________________

ATTENTATION II
CERTIFICATION BY HEAD OF DEPARTMENT.

I hereby certify that this study will be carried out by Dr. Usman Gwaram of the Department of Surgery, Jos University Teaching Hospital, under supervision.

Dr. AZ Sule, FWACS, FMCS,
Head, Department of Surgery,
Jos University Teaching Hospital.

Signature__________________ Date____________________
DECLARATION.

I hereby declare that this dissertation is my own work and that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, it contains to natural preciously published or writer by another person nor material which to a substantial extend has been accepted for the award of any other degree of diploma of the University or other institute of higher learning, except where due acknowledgement has been made in the text.

_____________________________________________
Dr. Gwaram UA.Date.
LIST OF ABBREVIATION

AAST:American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
ACS:American College of surgeons
AIS:Abbreviated Injury Scale
APACHE:Acute
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
Title page------------i
Table of Content -----------ii

CHAPTER ONE
1.0 Introduction-----------3
1.1 Definitions -----------3
1.2 Historical Perspectives---------3
1.3 Trauma Systems---------4
1.4 Trauma Scoring ---------5
1.5 Revised Trauma Score (RTS)--------5
1.6 Trauma Registries ----------6
1.7 Statement -----------6
1.8 Justification for the Study---------7
1.9 Aims and Objectives----------7

CHAPTER TWO.
2.0 Literature Review----------8
2.1 Overview of Trauma Scoring System--------8
2.1.1 Anatomical Scoring ---------8
2.1.2 Physiological Scoring System--------8
2.1.3 Combined Scoring Systems--------9
2.1.4 Generic Scoring System---------9
2.2 RTS: Validity and Quality Management-------10
2.3 RTS and other Scoring Systems--------12
2.4 RTS and Forensic Medicine---------13
2.5 Pattern and Epidemiologic Characteristic of Trauma Presentation to Hospital-14

CHAPTER THREE
3.0 Patients and Methods---------16
3.1 Study Area-----------16
3.2 Study Design-----------16
3.2.1 Inclusion Criteria----------16
3.2.2 Exclusion Criteria ----------16
3.3 Sample Size-----------17
3.4 Study Population----------17
3.5 Data Collection ---------18
3.6 Data Management----------18
3.7 Ethical Consideration--...
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