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  1. Abdominal pain is common in patients visiting the emergency department (ED). The aim of this study was to assess the diagnostic contribution of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) in patients presenting to the ED...

    Authors: François Brau, Mathilde Papin, Eric Batard, Emeric Abet, Eric Frampas, Aurélie Le Thuaut, Emmanuel Montassier, Quentin Le Bastard and Philippe Le Conte
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:15
  2. Authors: Oscar Lapidus, Rebecka Rubenson Wahlin and Denise Bäckström
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:14

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:101

  3. Authors: Amir Khorram-Manesh, Eric Carlström, Frederick M. Burkle, Krzysztof Goniewicz, Lesley Gray, Amila Ratnayake, Roberto Faccincani, Dinesh Bagaria, Phatthranit Phattharapornjaroen, Mohammed A. S. Sultan, Carl Montán, Johan Nordling, Shailly Gupta and Carl Magnusson
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:13

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:88

  4. Pre-Hospital Emergency Anaesthesia (PHEA) has undergone significant developments since its inception. However, optimal drug dosing remains a challenge for both medical and trauma patients. Many prehospital tea...

    Authors: Sarah Morton, Zoey Spurgeon, Charlotte Ashworth, James Samouelle and Peter B Sherren
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:12
  5. Accidental hypothermia with severe frostbite is a rare combination of injuries with a high risk for long-term sequelae. There are widely accepted recommendations for the management of avalanche victims and for...

    Authors: Elisabeth Gruber, Rosmarie Oberhammer, Hermann Brugger, Elisa Bresadola, Matteo Avogadri, Julia Kompatscher and Marc Kaufmann
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:11
  6. The purpose of this retrospective, single-institutional study was to report the clinical features and outcomes of orthopaedic injuries after the Kahramanmaraş earthquake.

    Authors: Murat Gök and Mehmet Ali Melik
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:10
  7. Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are used in many industrial and commercial roles and have an increasing number of medical applications. This article reviews the characteristics of UAVs and their current applic...

    Authors: Katy Surman and David Lockey
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:9
  8. Authors: Alexander Fuchs, Roland Albrecht, Robert Greif, Martin Mueller and Urs Pietsch
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:8

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:106

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:3

  9. Use of bystander video livestreaming from scene to Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is becoming increasingly common to aid decision making about the resources required. Possible benefits include earlier, more ...

    Authors: Cath Taylor, Lucie Ollis, Richard M. Lyon, Julia Williams, Simon S. Skene, Kate Bennett, Matthew Glover, Scott Munro and Craig Mortimer
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:7
  10. Working in rural areas involves tackling long distances and occasional lack of supportive resources. Ambulance nurses are faced with the responsibility of making immediate autonomous decisions and providing ex...

    Authors: Jenny Wästerhed, Erika Ekenberg and Magnus Andersson Hagiwara
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:6
  11. Many prediction models have been developed to help identify emergency department (ED) patients at high risk of poor outcome. However, these models often underperform in clinical practice and their actual clini...

    Authors: Paul M.E.L. van Dam, William P.T.M. van Doorn, Floor van Gils, Lotte Sevenich, Lars Lambriks, Steven J.R. Meex, Jochen W.L. Cals and Patricia M. Stassen
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:5
  12. Although significant efforts have been made to enhance trauma care, the mortality rate for traumatic cardiac arrest (TCA) remains exceedingly high. Therefore, our institution has implemented special measures t...

    Authors: Maximilian Dietrich, Frank Weilbacher, Stephan Katzenschlager, Markus A. Weigand and Erik Popp
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:4
  13. Authors: Benjamin Stretch
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:3

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:106

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:8

  14. Pelvic Circumferential Compression Devices (PCCD) are standard in hemorrhage-control of unstable pelvic ring fractures (UPF). Controversial data on their usefulness exists. Aim of the study was to investigate ...

    Authors: H. Trentzsch, R. Lefering and U. Schweigkofler
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:2
  15. Pre-injury frailty is associated with adverse in-hospital outcomes in older trauma patients, but the association with longer term survival and recovery is unclear. We aimed to investigate post discharge surviv...

    Authors: Elaine Cole, Robert Crouch, Mark Baxter, Chao Wang, Dhanupriya Sivapathasuntharam, George Peck, Cara Jennings and Heather Jarman
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:1
  16. Patients dead before arrival of the ambulance or before arrival at hospital may be in- or excluded in mortality analyses, making comparison of mortality difficult. Often only physicians are allowed to declare ...

    Authors: Markus Petersen, Fredderick Georg Kjeldtoft, Erika Frischknecht Christensen, Henrik Bøggild and Tim Alex Lindskou
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:107
  17. Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in children is rare and can potentially result in severe neurological impairment. Our study aimed to identify characteristics of and factors associated with favourable neu...

    Authors: Alexander Fuchs, Deliah Bockemuehl, Sabrina Jegerlehner, Christian P. Both, Evelien Cools, Thomas Riva, Roland Albrecht, Robert Greif, Martin Mueller and Urs Pietsch
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:106

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:8

    The Letter to the Editor to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:3

  18. Bystander CPR is one of the main independent factors contributing to better survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Simultaneously, the rate of bystander CPR in Germany is below the European average. Fi...

    Authors: C. Pommerenke, S. Poloczek, F. Breuer, J. Wolff and J. Dahmen
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:105
  19. Critical hypertension in major trauma patients is associated with increased mortality. Prehospital emergency anaesthesia (PHEA) is performed for 10% of the most seriously injured patients. Optimising oxygenati...

    Authors: Liam Sagi, James Price, Kate Lachowycz, Zachary Starr, Rob Major, Chris Keeliher, Benjamin Finbow, Sarah McLachlan, Lyle Moncur, Alistair Steel, Peter B. Sherren and Ed B G Barnard
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:104
  20. Major trauma is a leading cause of premature death and disability worldwide, and many healthcare systems seek to improve outcomes following severe injury with provision of pre-hospital critical care. Much rese...

    Authors: Ryan D McHenry and Christopher A Smith
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:103
  21. The prehospital patients treated by ambulances and mobile emergency care units (MECU) are potentially critically ill or injured. Knowing the risks of serious outcomes in these patients is important for guiding...

    Authors: Louise Houlberg Walther, Annmarie Touborg Lassen, Christian Backer Mogensen, Erika Frischknecht Christensen and Søren Mikkelsen
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:102
  22. The benefits of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) transport of adults following major trauma have been examined with mixed results, with some studies reporting a survival benefit compared to regular...

    Authors: Oscar Lapidus, Rebecka Rubenson Wahlin and Denise Bäckström
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:101

    The Correction to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:14

  23. Survival from refractory out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) without timely return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) utilising conventional advanced cardiac life support (ACLS) therapies is dismal. CHEER3 wa...

    Authors: S. A. C. Richardson, D. Anderson, A. J. C. Burrell, T. Byrne, J. Coull, A. Diehl, D. Gantner, K. Hoffman, A. Hooper, S. Hopkins, J. Ihle, P. Joyce, M. Le Guen, E. Mahony, S. McGloughlin, Z. Nehme…
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:100
  24. Authors: Maximilian Niederer, Dominik Roth and Alexander Egger
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:99

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:59

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:92

  25. Authors: Joanne E Griggs, Richard M Lyon, Martyn Sherriff, Jack W Barrett, Gary Wareham and Ewoud Ter Avest
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:98

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2022 30:72

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:32

  26. Selective aortic arch perfusion (SAAP) is a novel endovascular technique that combines thoracic aortic occlusion with extracorporeal perfusion of the brain and heart. SAAP may have a role in both haemorrhagic ...

    Authors: Max Marsden, Jon Barratt, Helen Donald-Simpson, Tracey Wilkinson, Jim Manning and Paul Rees
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:97
  27. Our objective was to perform a systematic review of the outcomes of various frostbite treatments to determine which treatments are effective. We also planned to perform meta-analyses of the outcomes of individ...

    Authors: Ivo B. Regli, Rosmarie Oberhammer, Ken Zafren, Hermann Brugger and Giacomo Strapazzon
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:96
  28. Suspension syndrome describes a multifactorial cardio-circulatory collapse during passive hanging on a rope or in a harness system in a vertical or near-vertical position. The pathophysiology is still debated ...

    Authors: Simon Rauch, Raimund Lechner, Giacomo Strapazzon, Roger B. Mortimer, John Ellerton, Sven Christjar Skaiaa, Tobias Huber, Hermann Brugger, Mathieu Pasquier and Peter Paal
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:95
  29. The Emergency Medical Communications Center (EMCC) is essential in emergencies and often represents the public’s first encounter with the healthcare system. Previous research has mainly focused on the dispatch...

    Authors: Trine Berglie Spjeldnæs, Kristine A. Vik Nilsen, Lars Myrmel, Jan-Oddvar Sørnes and Guttorm Brattebø
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:94
  30. Not all patients who call the ambulance service are subsequently transported to hospital. In 2018, a quarter of deployments of an emergency ambulance in Bavaria were not followed by patient transport. This stu...

    Authors: Florian Dax, Heiko Trentzsch, Marc Lazarovici, Kathrin Hegenberg, Katharina Kneißl, Florian Hoffmann and Stephan Prückner
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:93
  31. Authors: Michiel J. van Veelen, Hermann Brugger, Marika Falla and Giacomo Strapazzon
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:92

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:59

    The Commentary to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:99

  32. Call centers can be found in various industries. However as a Medical Subject Heading (MeSH) the term “Call centers” does not reflect the critical purpose of handling emergency calls. We recommend “emergency m...

    Authors: Astrid K. V. Harring, Jesper Blinkenberg, Guttorm Brattebø, Magnus Hjortdahl, Siri Idland, Emil Iversen, Ann-Chatrin. L. Leonardsen, Erik Zakariassen and Trine M. Jørgensen
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:91
  33. Some patients involved in a road traffic collision (RTC) are physically entrapped and extrication is required to provide critical interventions. This can be performed either in an expedited way, or in a more c...

    Authors: Eyston Vaughan-Huxley, Joanne Griggs, Jasmit Mohindru, Malcolm Russell, Richard Lyon and Ewoud ter Avest
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:90
  34. Extracorporeal cardiopulmonary resuscitation (ECPR) is an established rescue therapy for both out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) and in-hospital cardiac arrest (IHCA). However, there remains significant het...

    Authors: Arne Diehl, Andrew C. Read, Timothy Southwood, Hergen Buscher, Mark Dennis, Vinodh Bhagyalakshmi Nanjayya and Aidan J. C. Burrell
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:89
  35. Mass casualty incidents (MCI) pose significant challenges to existing resources, entailing multiagency collaboration. Triage is a critical component in the management of MCIs, but the lack of a universally acc...

    Authors: Amir Khorram-Manesh, Eric Carlström, Frederick M. Burkle, Krzysztof Goniewicz, Lesley Gray, Amila Ratnayake, Roberto Faccincani, Dinesh Bagaria, Phatthranit Phattharapornjaroen, Mohammed A. S. Sultan, Carl Montán, Johan Nordling, Shailly Gupta and Carl Magnusson
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:88

    The Correction to this article has been published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2024 32:13

  36. Trauma is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Morbidity and mortality review of selected patient cases is used to improve the quality of trauma care by identifying opportunities for...

    Authors: Hussein Albaaj, Jonatan Attergrim, Lovisa Strömmer, Olof Brattström, Martin Jacobsson, Gunilla Wihlke, Liselott Västerbo, Elias Joneborg and Martin Gerdin Wärnberg
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:87
  37. Patients admitted to hospital after an injury are often found to have used psychoactive substances prior to the injury. The aim of this study was to investigate the associations between psychoactive substances...

    Authors: Thomas Wilson, Torben Wisborg, Vigdis Vindenes, Ragnhild Elèn Gjulem Jamt and Stig Tore Bogstrand
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:86
  38. Prehospital tracheal intubation (TI) is associated with increased mortality in patients with penetrating trauma, and the utility of prehospital advanced airway management is debated. The increased incidence of...

    Authors: Mattias Renberg, Martin Dahlberg, Mikael Gellerfors, Elham Rostami and Mattias Günther
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:85
  39. Prehospital analgesia is often required after traumatic injury, currently morphine is the strongest parenteral analgesia routinely available for use by paramedics in the United Kingdom (UK) when treating patie...

    Authors: F. Michelet, M. Smyth, R. Lall, H. Noordali, K. Starr, L. Berridge, J. Yeung, G. Fuller, S. Petrou, A. Walker, J. Mark, A. Canaway, K. Khan and G. D. Perkins
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:84
  40. Prehospital emergency care is complex and influenced by various factors, leading to the need for decision-support tools. Studies suggest that cognitive aids improve provider performance and patient outcomes in...

    Authors: Ieva Paliokaite, Zilvinas Dambrauskas, Paulius Dobozinskas, Evelina Pukenyte, Aida Mankute-Use and Dinas Vaitkaitis
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:83
  41. The study aimed to investigate whether a bystander’s emotional stress state affects dispatcher-assisted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DA-CPR) in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). The primary outcome was ...

    Authors: Rebecca Hvidt Tuffley, Fredrik Folke, Annette Kjær Ersbøll, Stig Nikolaj Fasmer Blomberg and Gitte Linderoth
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:82
  42. Checklists are a powerful tool for reduction of mortality and morbidity. Checklists structure complex processes in a reproducible manner, optimize team interaction, and prevent errors related to human factors....

    Authors: Helena Droege, Heiko Trentzsch, Alexandra Zech, Stephan Prückner and Sebastian Imach
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:81
  43. This experimental study was performed to evaluate the role of blended learning for technical skill teaching on the European Trauma Course (ETC). While online modules are extensively used for theoretical teachi...

    Authors: Elonka Bergmans, Alistair Billington and Karl-Christian Thies
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:80
  44. Volunteer First Responders are used worldwide. In the Region of Southern Denmark, two types of programs have been established. One of these programs consists of voluntary responders without any requirements of...

    Authors: Oliver Beierholm Sørensen, Louise Milling, Eva Laerkner, Søren Mikkelsen and Henriette Bruun
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:79
  45. Research in paramedicine faces challenges in developing research capacity, including access to high-quality data. A variety of unique factors in the paramedic work environment influence data quality. In other ...

    Authors: Neil McDonald, Nicola Little, Dean Kriellaars, Malcolm B. Doupe, Gordon Giesbrecht and Rob T. Pryce
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:78
  46. Caring for people who are ill or injured in pre-hospital environments is emotionally draining and physically demanding. This article focuses on the Psychosocial and Mental Health Programme commissioned by the ...

    Authors: Richard Williams, Verity Kemp, Jennifer Burgess, Esther Murray, Suzy Stokes, Andrew Wood, Samantha Batt-Rawden, Laura Bland and David Lockey
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:77
  47. Hemorrhage has always been the focus of battlefield and pre-hospitalization treatment. With the increasing fatality rates associated with junctional bleeding, treatment of bleeding at junctional sites has grad...

    Authors: Weihang Wu, Wangwu Liu, Nan Lin, Hu Zhao, Jin Yang, Zhi Ye, Weijin Yang, Yu Wang and Yongchao Fang
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:75
  48. Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that contributes significantly to protracted hospitalisations globally. The unique positioning of paramedics and other emergency care cadres in emergency contexts enable ...

    Authors: Megan De Silva, William Chadwick and Navindhra Naidoo
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:74
  49. Authors: E. ter Avest, M. Kratz, T. Dill and M. Palmer
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:73

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:36

    The original article was published in Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2023 31:23

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