The Right Iliac Fossa Treatment (RIFT, @RIFTaudit) study explored variation in the management of patients presenting with RIF pain to centres across the UK, Ireland, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Prospective data collection took place over four pre-defined 2-week blocks in February to July 2017 across 290 surgical units. Data was captured on 11,300 patients.
Current status, updated 23/10/17:
1) Data has been cleaned and prepared for data analysis
2) Data analysis commencing
2) Compilation of authorship ongoing
You can contact the RIFT team at RIFTstudy at gmail.com.
You may download the RIFT protocol.