A Feasibility Study to Assess Pre Admission Status and Six Month Outcomes After Major Trauma

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Multiple Trauma

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Details and patient eligibility


This study aims to assess the feasibility of obtaining details about a patients previous level of function from the patient of friend/relative, after they have been admitted an intensive care unit (ICU). It will also assess the feasibility of re-assessing level of function at 6 months after the patient has been discharged from ICU.

Full description

Currently there is no standardised way of obtaining details about a patients pre-admission level of function. the process of gaining this history is often done by several different people with no standard questions asked. There is also a need to be able to measure what happens to patients after they leave ICU, and compare their abilities to preadmission status. This feasibility study will aim to investigate: the time taken to train the physiotherapy team in the use of the outcome measure the ability to obtain pre admission functional status from patients/friend/relative on admission to ICU the ability to follow patients up at 6 months post discharge with re-assessment of the outcome measure


57 patients




18+ years old


No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Participant is willing and able to give informed consent for participation in the study
  • Participants relative or friend (consultee) is willing and able to give informed consent for participation in the study (where the patient is unable to give informed consent)
  • Male or Female, aged 18 years or above
  • Injury Severity Score greater than 9
  • Admitted as an emergency to AICU
  • Experienced at least 24 hours level three care during their admission

Exclusion criteria

  • Non UK resident (due to potential loss to follow up)
  • Unwilling to consent
  • No GP details available
  • Patients with a palliative diagnosis or established on a palliative treatment pathway

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