A review of the quality of trauma protocols on the Internet

T Branfoot, C W Oliver

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Abstract

A review of trauma protocols found on the Internet was performed in September 1997 to evaluate the content, presentation and usefulness of these resources. A wide variation was found in the nature of these 'protocols', the educational content and the academic strengths of the web pages. We attempted to define a protocol and a scoring system to assess these documents and reviewed each accordingly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
Number of pages7
JournalInjury
Volume30
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1999

Keywords

  • clinical protocols
  • decision making
  • documentation
  • Great Britain
  • humans
  • information services
  • internet
  • peer review
  • quality of health care
  • traumatology
  • United States
  • wounds and injuries
  • research

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