The electronic Trauma Health Record: design and usability of a novel tablet-based tool for trauma care and injury surveillance in low resource settings.

@article{Zargaran2014TheET,
  title={The electronic Trauma Health Record: design and usability of a novel tablet-based tool for trauma care and injury surveillance in low resource settings.},
  author={Eiman Zargaran and Nadine Schuurman and Andrew John Nicol and Richard G Matzopoulos and Jonathan Cinnamon and Tracey Taulu and Britta Ricker and David Ross Garbutt Brown and Pradeep Navsaria and Sayed Morad Hameed},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Surgeons},
  year={2014},
  volume={218 1},
  pages={41-50}
}
BACKGROUND Ninety percent of global trauma deaths occur in under-resourced or remote environments, with little or no capacity for injury surveillance. We hypothesized that emerging electronic and web-based technologies could enable design of a tablet-based application, the electronic Trauma Health Record (eTHR), used by front-line clinicians to inform trauma care and acquire injury surveillance data for injury control and health policy development. STUDY DESIGN The study was conducted in 3… CONTINUE READING
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