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Immobilization and Splinting in Mountain Rescue. Official recommendations of the International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine ICAR MEDCOM, intended for mountain rescue first responders, physicians, and rescue organizations
Immobilization and splinting of fractures are essential to reduce morbidity and mortality in mountain rescue. Therefore, members of the International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) debated the ...
Ketamine: Use in Anesthesia
The role of ketamine anesthesia in the prehospital, emergency department and operating theater settings is not well defined. A nonsystematic review of ketamine was performed by authors from Australia, Europe, and North ...
Effects of training time and feedback on ventilation skills in lay rescuers
OBJECTIVE: Lay rescuers have difficulties acquiring ventilation skills during training. Non-feedback manikins are still widely employed, although skill acquisition is suboptimal. We analysed if a longer training time and ...
Current Status of Medical Training in Mountain Rescue in America and Europe
Limited medical training of mountain rescuers may adversely affect the outcome of casualties. Thus, this study evaluated medical training of mountain rescuers in countries associated with the International Commission of ...
Equipment of medical backpacks in mountain rescue
We conducted a survey of equipment in medical backpacks for mountain rescuers and mountain emergency physicians. The aim was to investigate whether there are standards for medical equipment in mountain rescue organizations ...
Fluid management in traumatic shock: a practical approach for mountain rescue
Sumann, Günther, Peter Paal, Peter Mair, John Ellerton, Tore Dahlberg, Gregoire Zen-Ruffinen, Ken Zafren, and Hermann Brugger. Fluid management in traumatic shock: a practical approach for mountain rescue. High Alt. Med. ...