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Burial duration: depth and air pocket explain avalanche survival patterns in Austria and Switzerland
AIM: To calculate the first Austrian avalanche survival curve and update a Swiss survival curve to explore survival patterns in the Alps. METHODS: Avalanche accidents occurring between 2005/06 and 2012/13 in Austria and ...
Effects of Stomach Inflation on Cardiopulmonary Function and Survival During Hemorrhagic Shock: A Randomized, Controlled, Porcine Study
BACKGROUND: Ventilation of an unprotected airway may result in stomach inflation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of clinically realistic stomach inflation on cardiopulmonary function during hemorrhagic ...
Osteocalcin and sex hormone binding globulin compete on a specific binding site of GPRC6A
The undercarboxylated form of osteocalcin (ucOC) regulates male fertility and energy metabolism, acting through the G protein-coupled receptor (GPRC)6A, thus forming a new pancreas-bone-testis axis. Recently, GPRC6A has ...
Monitoring of brain oxygenation during hypothermic CPR - A prospective porcine study
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Limited data are available concerning the impact of CPR interventions on cerebral oxygenation during hypothermic cardiac arrest. We therefore studied cerebral perfusion pressure (CPP), brain tissue ...
Risk of avalanche involvement in winter backcountry recreation: the advantage of small groups
OBJECTIVE: Avalanches are the primary hazard for winter backcountry recreationists and cause numerous deaths and injuries annually. Although recreationists usually travel in groups, there is little empirical knowledge on ...
Medical and logistical challenges of trauma care in a 12-day cave rescue: A case report
AIM: To describe the case of a patient with a severe head injury at a depth of about 1000 m from the cave entrance in Bavaria, Germany, who received pre-hospital trauma care for 12 days until evacuation. RESULTS: Search ...
Safety of laryngeal tubes
Web search behavior for snow avalanches: an Italian study
Snow avalanches remain a lethal threat to skiers and snowboarders. Information campaigns in areas with ski resorts and with backcountry recreationists may help to increase awareness and consequently reduce risky behavior ...
Notfallmedizin im alpinen Gelände – Schock-, Schmerztherapie und Atemwegssicherung
Rettungseinsätze im alpinen Gelände stellen das Rettungsteam vor besondere Herausforderungen und unterscheiden sich oft wesentlich von urbanen Rettungseinsätzen. Angesichts der zunehmenden Sport- und Freizeitaktivitäten ...