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French military operations in the Sahel conducted since 2013 over more than 5 million square kilometers have challenged the French Military Health Service with specific problems in prolonged field care.
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To describe the process, benefits, and challenges of linking Arizona's prehospital registry to hospital discharge data.
Care of trauma casualties in an austere environment presents many challenges, particularly when evacuation is not immediately available. Man-packable medical supplies may be consumed by a single casua...
The aim of this article was to analyze the timeliness of emergency medical care (time transpired between the injury and the first contact with the Emergency Medical System) and its assocation with dif...
Prehospital Emergency Medical Services must attend to patients with complex physiopathological situations with little data and in the shortest possible time. The objective of this work was to study la...
Traumatic injury in rural America is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, and the challenges of a rural trauma system can put patients at unique risk. Prolonged transport times ...
Prehospital stroke care in specialized ambulances increases thrombolysis rates, reduces alarm-to-treatment times, and improves prehospital triage. Preliminary analyses suggest cost-effecti...
Capillary or venous lactate level evaluation in prehospital care could be simple and beneficial tool for optimising prehospital care in patients with severe trauma.
The overall goal of this study is to determine whether initiating hypothermia in cardiac arrest patients as soon as possible in the field results in a greater proportion of patients who su...
The main aim of the NASPP study is to assess the efficacy and safety of the prehospital diagnosis of stroke using the Norwegian stroke ambulance concept. NASPP aims to demonstrate that ane...
The process of helping patients to effectively and efficiently use the health care system when faced with one or more of these challenges: (1) choosing, understanding, and using health coverage or applying for assistance when uninsured; (2) choosing, using, and understanding different types of health providers and services; (3) making treatment decisions; and (4) managing care received by multiple providers.
Organization of medical and nursing care according to the degree of illness and care requirements in the hospital. The elements are intensive care, intermediate care, self-care, long-term care, and organized home care.
The use of one's knowledge in a particular profession. It includes, in the case of the field of biomedicine, professional activities related to health care and the actual performance of the duties related to the provision of health care.
The non-genetic biological changes of an organism in response to challenges in its ENVIRONMENT.
The branch of medicine concerned with the delivery of comprehensive medical care to hospitalized patients. Practitioners include physicians and non-physician providers who engage in clinical care, teaching, research, or leadership in the field of general hospital medicine.(from http://www.hospitalmedicine.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Hospitalist_Definition)