Browsing Faculty of Medicine by Author "Næss, Pål A."
Implementation of recommended trauma system criteria in south-eastern Norway: a cross-sectional hospital survey Kristiansen, Thomas; Ringdal, Kjetil Gorseth; Skotheimsvik, Tarjei; Salthammer, Halvor K.; Gaarder, Christine; Næss, Pål A.; Lossius, Hans Morten (BioMed Central, 2012-01-26)Background: Formalized trauma systems have shown beneficial effects on patient survival and have harvested great recognition among health care professionals. In spite of this, the implementation of trauma systems is ...Peer reviewedJournal article
Patients Referred to a Norwegian Trauma Centre: effect of transfer distance on injury patterns, use of resources and outcomes Kristiansen, Thomas; Lossius, Hans Morten; Søreide, Kjetil; Steen, Petter Andreas; Gaarder, Christine; Næss, Pål A. (BioMed Central, 2011-06-16)Background: Triage and interhospital transfer are central to trauma systems. Few studies have addressed transferred trauma patients. This study investigated transfers of variable distances to OUH (Oslo University ...Peer reviewedJournal article