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Readiness to receive major trauma in emergency departments

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A weighted Paediatric Readiness Score (wPRS) was derived from the National Paediatric Readiness Project (NPRP) assessment which was completed in the USA in 2013. The NPRP assessment was a national 55-question assessment of emergency departments (EDs) providng 24-hour emergency care and was based on national guidelines. The wPRS is a weighted score from 0 to 100 based on questions in six domains (paediatric care coordination, ED personnel, quality improvement, patient safety, policies and procedures, and equipment), with a score of 100 representing complete guideline compliance and the highest level of …

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