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  1. Original research

    External validation of the ROSC after cardiac arrest (RACA) score in a physician staffed emergency medical service system

    The return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) after cardiac arrest (RACA) score may have implications as a quality indicator for the emergency medical services (EMS) system. We aimed to validate this score exte...

    Petteri Kupari, Markus Skrifvars and Markku Kuisma

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:34

    Published on: 29 March 2017

  2. Original research

    Blood transfusion and coagulopathy in geriatric trauma patients

    Trauma resuscitation has undergone a paradigm shift with new emphasis on the early use of blood products and increased proportions of plasma and platelets. However, it is unclear how this strategy is applied o...

    Brett Mador, Bartolomeu Nascimento, Simon Hollands and Sandro Rizoli

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:33

    Published on: 29 March 2017

  3. Commentary

    We need to include bystander first aid in trauma research

    The chain of trauma survival is a concept that originated in the area of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and was adapted to the treatment of trauma. In out-of-hospital cardiac arrest research into bystan...

    Håkon Kvåle Bakke and Torben Wisborg

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:32

    Published on: 23 March 2017

  4. Meeting abstracts

    Meeting abstracts from the 7th Danish Emergency Medicine Conference

    Osama Bin Abdullah, Johannes Grand, Astha Sijapati, Petrine Nimskov, Finn Erland Nielsen, Jens Christian Schmidt, Noel Pérez, Tanja Kirkegaard, Marianne Fløjstrup, Mikkel Brabrand, Mathias Galthen-Sørensen, Rasa Ramoskiene, Arman Arshad, Annmarie Lassen, Lars Stubbe Teglbjærg, O. Andersen…

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25(Suppl 2):29

    Published on: 17 March 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 25 Supplement 2

  5. Original research

    Targeted temperature management in cardiac arrest: survival evaluated by propensity score matching

    Targeted temperature management in cardiac arrest was introduced following evidence of increased survival from two controlled trials published in 2002. We wanted to investigate whether the introduction of targ...

    Eirik A. Buanes, Karl O. Hufthammer, Jørund Langørgen, Anne-Berit Guttormsen and Jon-Kenneth Heltne

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:31

    Published on: 16 March 2017

  6. Original research

    Prothrombin time is predictive of low plasma prothrombin concentration and clinical outcome in patients with trauma hemorrhage: analyses of prospective observational cohort studies

    Fibrinogen and prothrombin have been suggested to become rate limiting in trauma associated coagulopathy. Administration of fibrinogen is now recommended, however, the importance of prothrombin to patient outc...

    Clare A. Balendran, Ann Lövgren, Kenny M. Hansson, Karin Nelander, Marita Olsson, Karin J. Johansson, Karim Brohi, Dietmar Fries and Anders Berggren

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:30

    Published on: 14 March 2017

  7. Original research

    The laboratory risk indicator for necrotizing fasciitis (LRINEC) scoring: the diagnostic and potential prognostic role

    Necrotizing fasciitis (NF) is a devastating soft tissue infection associated with potentially poor outcomes. The Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) score has been introduced as a diag...

    Ayman El-Menyar, Mohammad Asim, Insolvisagan N. Mudali, Ahammed Mekkodathil, Rifat Latifi and Hassan Al-Thani

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:28

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  8. Original research

    Effect and accuracy of emergency dispatch telephone guidance to bystanders in trauma: post-hoc analysis of a prospective observational study

    Emergency medical communication centres (EMCCs) dispatch and allocate ambulance resources, and provide first-aid guidance to on-scene bystanders. We aimed to 1) evaluate whether dispatcher guidance improved by...

    Håkon Kvåle Bakke, Tine Steinvik, Håkon Ruud and Torben Wisborg

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:27

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  9. Original research

    Presentations to an urban emergency department in Bern, Switzerland associated with acute recreational drug toxicity

    Although the recreational use of psychoactive substances is common there is only limited systematic collection of data on acute drug toxicity or hospital presentations. Currently, data from Switzerland are onl...

    Evangelia Liakoni, Sabine Müller, Adrian Stoller, Meret Ricklin, Matthias E. Liechti and Aristomenis K. Exadaktylos

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:26

    Published on: 7 March 2017

  10. Review

    The haemodynamic dilemma in emergency care: Is fluid responsiveness the answer? A systematic review

    Fluid therapy is a common and crucial treatment in the emergency department (ED). While fluid responsiveness seems to be a promising method to titrate fluid therapy, the evidence for its value in ED is unclear...

    Mohammed H. Elwan, Ashraf Roshdy, Eman M. Elsharkawy, Salah M. Eltahan and Timothy J. Coats

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:25

    Published on: 6 March 2017

  11. Original research

    Can we rely on out-of-hospital blood samples? A prospective interventional study on the pre-analytical stability of blood samples under prehospital emergency medicine conditions

    Prehospital intravenous access provides the opportunity to sample blood from an emergency patient at the earliest possible moment in the course of acute illness and in a state prior to therapeutic intervention...

    Johannes Prottengeier, Nicola Jess, Frank Harig, Christine Gall, Joachim Schmidt and Torsten Birkholz

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:24

    Published on: 4 March 2017

  12. Original research

    Presentations of adult septic patients in the prehospital setting as recorded by emergency medical services: a mixed methods analysis

    Current sepsis screening tools rely on vital parameters which are, however, normal in one third of patients with serious infections. Therefore, there is a need to include other variables than vital parameters ...

    Ulrika Margareta Wallgren, Katarina Eva Margareta Bohm and Lisa Kurland

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:23

    Published on: 3 March 2017

  13. Original research

    The difficult medical emergency call: A register-based study of predictors and outcomes

    Pre-hospital emergency care requires proper categorization of emergency calls and assessment of emergency priority levels by the medical dispatchers. We investigated predictors for emergency call categorizatio...

    Thea Palsgaard Møller, Thora Majlund Kjærulff, Søren Viereck, Doris Østergaard, Fredrik Folke, Annette Kjær Ersbøll and Freddy K. Lippert

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:22

    Published on: 1 March 2017

  14. Case report

    Pre-hospital ct diagnosis of subarachnoid hemorrhage

    Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is associated with higher mortality in the acute phase than other stroke types. There is a particular risk of early and devastating re-bleeding. Patients therefore need urgent ass...

    Maren Ranhoff Hov, Annette Ryen, Katrine Finsnes, Janne Storflor, Thomas Lindner, Jostein Gleditsch and Christian Georg Lund

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:21

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  15. Original research

    Development of the major trauma case review tool

    As many as half of all patients with major traumatic injuries do not receive the recommended care, with variance in preventable mortality reported across the globe. This variance highlights the need for a comp...

    Kate Curtis, Rebecca Mitchell, Amy McCarthy, Kellie Wilson, Connie Van, Belinda Kennedy, Gary Tall, Andrew Holland, Kim Foster, Stuart Dickinson and Henry T. Stelfox

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:20

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  16. Original research

    The number of displaced rib fractures is more predictive for complications in chest trauma patients

    Traumatic rib fractures can cause chest complications that need further treatment and hospitalization. We hypothesized that an increase in the number of displaced rib fractures will be accompanied by an increa...

    Chih-Ying Chien, Yu-Hsien Chen, Shih-Tsung Han, Gerald N. Blaney, Ting-Shuo Huang and Kuan-Fu Chen

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:19

    Published on: 28 February 2017

  17. Original research

    The impact of a physician-staffed helicopter on outcome in patients admitted to a stroke unit: a prospective observational study

    Transportation by helicopter may reduce time to hospital admission and improve outcome. We aimed to investigate the effect of transport mode on mortality, disability, and labour market affiliation in patients ...

    Kamilia S. Funder, Lars S. Rasmussen, Nicolai Lohse, Rasmus Hesselfeldt, Volkert Siersma, Jesper Gyllenborg, Sandra Wulffeld, Ole M. Hendriksen, Freddy K. Lippert and Jacob Steinmetz

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:18

    Published on: 23 February 2017

  18. Meeting abstracts

    Meeting abstracts from the first European Emergency Medical Services congress (EMS2016)

    Alexander White, Han Xian Ng, Wai Yee Ng, Eileen Kai Xin Ng, Stephanie Fook-Chong, Phek Hui Jade Kua, Marcus Eng Hock Ong, Alvilda Thougaard Steensberg, Lars Bredevang Andersen, Mette Mølby Eriksen, Ole Mazur Hendriksen, Thomas Thougaard, Andreas Claesson, J. Lennartsson, L. Svensson, M. Ringh…

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25(Suppl 1):16

    Published on: 22 February 2017

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 25 Supplement 1

  19. Original research article

    Potential benefits of an integrated military/civilian trauma system: experiences from two major regional conflicts

    Although differences of opinion and controversies may arise, lessons learned from military conflicts often translate into improvements in triage, resuscitation strategies, and surgical technique. Our fully int...

    Jeffry L. Kashuk, Kobi Peleg, Elon Glassberg, Adi Givon, Irina Radomislensky and Yoram Kluger

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:17

    Published on: 21 February 2017

  20. Original research

    Should capnography be used as a guide for choosing a ventilation strategy in circulatory shock caused by severe hypothermia? Observational case-series study

    Severe accidental hypothermia can cause circulatory disturbances ranging from cardiac arrhythmias through circulatory shock to cardiac arrest. Severity of shock, pulmonary hypoperfusion and ventilation-perfusi...

    Tomasz Darocha, Sylweriusz Kosiński, Anna Jarosz, Paweł Podsiadło, Mirosław Ziętkiewicz, Tomasz Sanak, Robert Gałązkowski, Jacek Piątek, Janusz Konstanty-Kalandyk and Rafał Drwiła

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:15

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  21. Original research

    Developing quality indicators for physician-staffed emergency medical services: a consensus process

    There is increasing interest for quality measurement in health care services; pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS) included. However, attempts of measuring the quality of physician-staffed EMS (P-EMS)...

    Helge Haugland, Marius Rehn, Pål Klepstad and Andreas Krüger

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:14

    Published on: 15 February 2017

  22. Original research

    Pre-hospital transfusion of packed red blood cells in 147 patients from a UK helicopter emergency medical service

    Early transfusion of packed red blood cells (PRBC) has been associated with improved survival in patients with haemorrhagic shock. This study aims to describe the characteristics of patients receiving pre-hosp...

    Richard M. Lyon, Eleanor de Sausmarez, Emily McWhirter, Gary Wareham, Magnus Nelson, Ashley Matthies, Anthony Hudson, Leigh Curtis and Malcolm Q. Russell

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:12

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  23. Original research

    Diagnostic error in the Emergency Department: follow up of patients with minor trauma in the outpatient clinic

    The Emergency Department (ED) is prone to diagnostic error. Most frequent diagnostic errors involved “minor” trauma. Our goal was to determine how frequently a missed diagnosis was detected during follow up an...

    Pieter-Jan Moonen, Luc Mercelina, Willem Boer and Tom Fret

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:13

    Published on: 14 February 2017

  24. Original research

    Thrombocytopenia on the first day of emergency department visit predicts higher risk of acute kidney injury among elderly patients

    Few studies have addressed risk factors for acute kidney injury (AKI) in geriatric patients. We investigated whether thrombocytopenia was a risk factor for AKI in geriatric patients with medical illnesses.

    Chia-Ter Chao, Hung-Bin Tsai, Chih-Kang Chiang and Jenq-Wen Huang

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:11

    Published on: 10 February 2017

  25. Original research

    Severity-dependent differences in early management of thoracic trauma in severely injured patients - Analysis based on the TraumaRegister DGU®

    Major trauma is associated with chest injuries in nearly 50% of multiple injuries. Thoracic trauma is a relevant source of comorbidity throughout the period of multiply-injured patient care and may require swi...

    J. Bayer, R. Lefering, S. Reinhardt, J. Kühle, N. P. Südkamp and T. Hammer

    Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2017 25:10

    Published on: 2 February 2017

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