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Adam Laytin, MD, MPH

GHES U.S. Fellow 2014-2015

Fellowship Site: Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
U.S. Institution: Yale University School of Medicine

Project Title: Patterns of Injury, Clinical Outcomes and Barriers to Effective Trauma Care at Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The first component is a qualitative study of the processes involved in formulating and implementing an institutional trauma registry at TASH in Addis Ababa.  The study will use data from open-ended interviews with TASH personnel about their experiences with clinical data collection and research procedures.  The second component is a quantitative study using data that has been collected through the TASH trauma registry to describe the burden of trauma that is treated at TASH and to explore barriers to effective trauma care.