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Over the past half year 4 students Health Sciences worked on their master thesis within the field of emergency care. August 29th and September 6th they will present their results at the regional organisation for emergency care, Acute Zorg Euregio:

Thursday August 29th, 15.00-17.00

Lianne BoshuizenEffects of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol (effect of a trauma team protocol within the emergency department of Medisch Spectrum Twente on mortality, length of stay in the emergency department, length of stay in the hospital and the number of team members deployed over the years 2008-2012). Supervision: Dr. Carine Doggen, Prof. Dr. Maarten IJzerman, Rolf Egberink MSc

Mariet NijstadtHealth care utilization and related costs of patients with musculoskeletal trauma (health care utilization and related direct and indirect costs of adult patients with muscoloskeletal injuries of the extremities who visit the emergency department of Medisch Spectrum Twente; part of the PROTACT study). Supervision: Dr. Carine Doggen, Prof. Dr. Maarten IJzerman, Jorien Pierik MSc

 

Friday September 6th, 15.30-17.30

Suzanne de JongAssessment of overtriage and undertriage at a Dutch trauma centre (percentages of overtriage and undertriage using a trauma team activation protocol within the emergency department of Medisch Spectrum Twente over the years 2011-2012 and possible causes for over- and undertriage). Supervision: Dr. Carine Doggen, Prof. Dr. Maarten IJzerman, Rolf Egberink MSc

Susan DamhuisNon-compliance of pain management in the emergency department (non-compliance of pain management in patients who were discharged from the emergency department of Ziekenhuisgroep Twente Almelo, extent of the non-compliance and possible causes). Supervision: Dr. Carine Doggen, Prof. Dr. Maarten IJzerman, Jorien Pierik MSc, Deborah Kuster MSc

The presentations, in English, will take 20 minutes each. Afterwards there is time for questions and discussion. After deliberation of the supervisors, the student will receive their master’s degree. During drinks you can congratulate the graduates and discuss the results of their research.

Please give notice if you would like to attend one or both meetings: m.nijkrake@acutezorgeuregio.nl.

Location: Acute Zorg Euregio, zaal 3; Nijverheidstraat 28 Enschede; www.acutezorgeuregio.nl

After September 6th, a short (Dutch) abstract of the 4 research projects will be available at the website of Acute Zorg Euregio and in the magazine 112 netwerk.