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Epidemiology and location of primary retrieval missions in a Scottish aeromedical service.

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Prehospital critical care teams comprising an appropriately trained physician and paramedic or nurse have been associated with improved outcomes in selected trauma patients. These teams are a scarce and expensive resource, especially when delivered by rotary air assets. The optimal tasking of prehospital critical care teams is therefore vital and remains a subject of debate. Emergency Medical Retrieval Service (EMRS) provides a prehospital critical care response team to incidents over a large area of Scotland either by air or by road.

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Name: European journal of emergency medicine : official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine
ISSN: 1473-5695
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