Register data for research

The application is processed when all documentation has been received by SIR

Extended application types B and C

Mandatory documents needed for the application to be complete:

  • A - Application form
  • B - Ethical review application - including annexes, with signature
  • C - Decision of the Ethical Review Authority
  • G - Project plan - description of the study
  • H - Variable list - list of desired variables
  •  J - Curriculum vitae of applicants

The above documents, together with the application, form the basis for a review prior to disclosure. The application is processed when all documentation has been received by the Swedish Intensive Care Registry.


  1. The application (A) must be completed in all current fields. Only reference to other documents is withheld
  2. The documents must be named as above with each letter first e.g.: C-Decision from the Ethical Review Authority. If more documents for the same letter, feel free to merge into one document.
  3. Initially, do not attach any more documents than the above. Supplement at any request from us.
  4. Our variables are described in the RUT metadata tool

For further guidance on data collection for research purposes see:

Guidance and information on the disclosure of quality register data for research

The SIR R & D group

The SIR R & D group is committed to quality monitoring, continuous development of operations for the output of the National Quality Register, and the continuous development of areas of application for quality control, research and development based on the National Quality Register. The group is also responsible for methodological analysis and ethical review of proposed research projects designed to utilize any of the association's computer files or other information gathered in the name of the association. The R & D group is furthermore responsible for ensuring that there is a current ethical code of conduct for the association at any given moment. The R & D group processes the applications submitted to SIR, follows up on presentations of research that includes SIR data and publishes them on the website.