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To examine the effect of prehospital critical care on survival following OHCA, compared to routine advanced life support (ALS) care.
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Regionalization of care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA) may improve patient outcomes. We evaluated inter-hospital variations in post-arrest care provision and the relation between hospital ...
Children with medical cardiac disease experience poorer survival to hospital discharge after cardiopulmonary arrest compared with children with surgical cardiac disease. Limited literature exists desc...
This article provides research of cardiac biomarkers being drawn in the prehospital setting compared with the emergency department (ED) on intervals critical to the diagnosis of acute myocardial infar...
Resuscitation of cardiac arrest involves invasive and traumatic interventions and places a large burden on limited EMS resources. Our aim was to identify prehospital cardiac arrests for which resuscit...
Despite significant improvements in the field of car.diopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) over the past 40 years, disparate survival rates are reported after in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). Few studies...
Promising result of intra-arrest cooling on neurological intact survival in cardiac arrest patients has recently been published in the PRINCE-study in Circulation 2010. The main purpose o...
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...
Survival following cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) depends on numerous prehospital and in-hospital variables and interventions. The aim of th...
Type of study: Pilot prospective nonrandomized feasibility clinical study. Aim of the study: To assess the feasibility of pre-hospital therapeutic mild hypothermia in patients successfull...
In this 3-year successive research plan, investigators will conduct a prehospital randomized controlled trial to address the following question: In adult patients with non-traumatic cause ...
A measure of the mortality and morbidity rates among patients who receive CRITICAL CARE and INTENSIVE CARE as determined from the date of hospital discharge or release.
The expenses incurred by a hospital in providing care. The hospital costs attributed to a particular patient care episode include the direct costs plus an appropriate proportion of the overhead for administration, personnel, building maintenance, equipment, etc. Hospital costs are one of the factors which determine HOSPITAL CHARGES (the price the hospital sets for its services).
The hospital unit in which patients with acute cardiac disorders receive intensive care.
Those areas of the hospital organization not considered departments which provide specialized patient care. They include various hospital special care wards.
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.
Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount. The goal of palliative care is achievement of the ...