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This systematic review aimed to determine the effect of prehospital notification systems for major trauma patients on overall (< 30 days) and early (< 24 hours) mortality, hospital reception and trauma team presence (or equivalent) on arrival, time to critical interventions and length of hospital stay.
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Name: Journal of evidence-based medicine
Prehospital time potentially impacts clinical outcomes in severely injured trauma patients. The importance of individual components, including scene and response time, however, is controversial. Our o...
Penetrating thoracic injuries are rare in Germany and common in urban regions. 10 percent of the patients in Emergency Departments suffer from blunt thoracic trauma. Mechanism of trauma can predict th...
To study the means of emergency transport used to bring patients with acute heart failure (AHF) to hospital emergency departments (EDs) and explore associations between factors, type of transport, and...
Current guidelines state that trauma patients at risk of spine injury should undergo prehospital spine immobilization to reduce the risk of neurological deterioration. Although this approach has been ...
Prehospital ultrasound is not yet widely implemented. Most studies report on convenience samples and trauma patients, often by prehospital physicians or critical care clinicians. We assessed the feasi...
A prospective observational study using an interrupted time-series design to evaluate the effect of pre-hospital notification on trauma patients arriving at a trauma centre by ambulance, i...
Despite remarkable gains in treatment over the last decade short-term mortality for those who survive to hospital with AT-elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) remains high (5%-10%...
The purpose of this study is to investigate the use of ultrasound by aeromedical prehospital providers.
SatCare is a randomised controlled trial involving rapid standardised ultrasound assessment of patients with shock, major trauma, abdominal pain, chest pain or breathlessness in emergency ...
This was a retrospective analysis of a cohort of all emergency care patients in Beijing from January 2005 to December 2014. This aim of this study was to analyze the trends in pre-hospital...
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
Specialized hospital facilities which provide diagnostic and therapeutic services for trauma patients.
Hospital equipment and supplies, packaged for long-term storage, sufficient to set up a general hospital in an emergency situation. They are also called Packaged Disaster Hospitals and formerly Civil Defense Emergency Hospitals.
Interactions between hospital staff or administrators and patients. Includes guest relations programs designed to improve the image of the hospital and attract patients.