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Physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) in Norway are an adjunct to existing search and rescue services. Our aims were to study the epidemiological, operational, and medical aspects of HEMS daylight static rope operations performed in the southeastern part of the country and to examine several quality dimensions that are characteristic of this service.
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Name: Wilderness & environmental medicine
Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) have provided benefit for severely injured patients. However, HEMS are likely overused for the transportation of both adult and pediatric trauma patients. ...
Due to the increasing threat by terrorism and the resulting range of operations for the emergency medical service, the equipment as well as the rescue strategies are being adapted and expanded. An exa...
The occupation of the emergency physicians (EPs) of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) can be characterized as a high-strain occupation (Karasek in Adm Sci Q 24(2):285-308. https://doi.org/1...
Telemedicine is a growing and important platform for medical delivery in the emergency department. Emergency telemedicine outlays often confront and conflict with important federal healthcare regulati...
Prehospital medical teams are commonly required to administer a range of medications for urgent stabilisation and treatment. The safe preparation of medications during resuscitation requires attention...
This study compares patients bound for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) who were transported by either ground ambulance or emergency medical helicopter. The investigators describe ...
The main objective of this study is to evaluate the use of RBC, FDP, WB in the treatment of exsanguinating patients by physician-staffed emergency medical services in Norway, with focus on...
The soap on a rope behavioral trial is a school-randomized trial to determine if a disruptive cue (the soap on a rope hall pass) can influence hand washing behavior for students in Namwala...
Stress reactions in emergency physicians will be measures using cortol-awakening-reaction, heart-rate-variability and standardised stress questionnaires
Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability, and 15 million people suffer a stroke each year; one-third die and one-third are left permanently disabled. Because the risk of stroke in...
Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Professionals responsible for relaying calls for the deployment of EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
Activities devoted to freeing persons or animals from danger to life or well-being in accidents, fires, bombings, floods, earthquakes, other disasters and life-threatening conditions. While usually performed by team efforts, rescue work is not restricted to organized services.