Prognostic Factors in the Management of the Open Abdomen
Prognostic Factors in the Management of the Open Abdomen
Document number : 181761
Created by: Adam Cristaudo, 2015-08-27
Last revised by: Emma Anderson, 2016-06-28
Document created in: James Cook University

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1. Summary

Abstract for the general public

The use of the open abdomen technique for managing abdominal catastrophes has become the standard of care in the past decades. Our research intends to systematically review the current literature for prognostic factors in the management of the open abdomen and an analysis of three hospital databases using these prognostic factors.

Tutor

Ronny Gunnarsson
Adjunct Professor at University of Gothenburg, Sweden, Avdelningen för samhällsmedicin och folkhälsa, Närhälsan FoU-centrum Södra Älvsborg

Workplaces involved in this project

information Added workplaces
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Cairns and Hinterland Hospital and Health Service - Cairns Hospital - Surgery - Other
Health Care - Health care providers - Queensland Health - Townsville Hospital and Health Service - The Townsville Hospital - Surgery - Other
Health Care - Health care providers - New South Wales Health
Education - James Cook University (JCU) - Division of Tropical Health and Medicine - College of Medicine and Dentistry - Medicine - Cairns, Clinical School workplace verified by James Cook University on 2018-02-27

2. In depth information

Scientific title

Prognostic Factors in the Management of the Open Abdomen

3. Ethics and information for classification purposes

Waiver of the need for individual consent

A waiver of the need for individual consent is not and will not be applied for

Date commenced

2015-02-02

4. Outcome

Principal investigators assessment of implementation

checked Strong implementation locally
checked Some implementation nation wide
checked Some implementation internationally


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Prognostic Factors in the Management of the Open Abdomen, from James Cook University
http://au.researchweb.org/is/jcu/document/181761