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Uncertainty exists on how to treat patients suffering from accidental hypothermia and on the optimal transport decisions. The aim of this review is to provide an updated evidence-based reference for the pre-hospital and ...
LUCAS compared to manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation is more effective during helicopter rescue-a prospective, randomized, cross-over manikin study
OBJECTIVE: High-quality chest-compressions are of paramount importance for survival and good neurological outcome after cardiac arrest. However, even healthcare professionals have difficulty performing effective ...
Factors affecting survival from avalanche burial-a randomized prospective porcine pilot study
Background and aim The majority of avalanche victims who sustain complete burial die within 35 min due to asphyxia and injuries. After 35 min, survival is possible only in the presence of a patent airway, and an accompanying ...
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 ...
Resuscitation of avalanche victims: Evidence-based guidelines of the international commission for mountain emergency medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) intended for physicians and other advanced life support personnel
BACKGROUND: In North America and Europe ∼150 persons are killed by avalanches every year. METHODS: The International Commission for Mountain Emergency Medicine (ICAR MEDCOM) systematically developed evidence-based ...