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  1. Trauma is the leading cause of loss of life expectancy worldwide. In the most seriously injured patients, coagulopathy is often present on admission. Therefore, transfusion strategies to increase the ratio of ...

    Authors: Jesper Dirks, Henrik Jørgensen, Carsten H Jensen, Sisse R Ostrowski and Pär I Johansson
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:65
  2. Clot strength by Thrombelastography (TEG) is associated with mortality during trauma and has been linked to severity of tissue hypoperfusion. However, the optimal method for monitoring this important relations...

    Authors: Nathan J White, Erika J Martin, Yongyun Shin, Donald F Brophy, Robert F Diegelmann and Kevin R Ward
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:64
  3. Prehospital care is classified into ALS- (advanced life support) and BLS- (basic life support) levels according to the methods used. ALS-level prehospital care uses invasive methods, such as intravenous fluids...

    Authors: Olli-Pekka Ryynänen, Timo Iirola, Janne Reitala, Heikki Pälve and Antti Malmivaara
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:62
  4. Incidence of Blunt Cerebrovascular Injuries (BCVI) after head injury has been reported as 0.5-1% of all admissions for blunt trauma, with a high stroke and mortality rate. The purpose of this study is to evalu...

    Authors: Marco Ciapetti, Alessandro Circelli, Giovanni Zagli, Maria Luisa Migliaccio, Rosario Spina, Alessandro Alessi, Manlio Acquafresca, Marco Bartolini and Adriano Peris
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:61
  5. The pre-hospital assessment of a blunt trauma is difficult. Common triage tools are the mechanism of injury (MOI), vital signs, and anatomic injury (AI). Compared to the other tools, the clinical assessment of...

    Authors: Hetti Kirves, Lauri Handolin, Mika Niemelä, Janne Pitkäniemi and Tarja Randell
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:60
  6. CPR has a proven role in improving survival in cardiac arrest victims, especially those who are outside the hospital. Guidelines published by the AHA have included CPR as a vital intervention for decades. The ...

    Authors: Umair Khalid and Amyn Abdul Malik Juma
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:59
  7. Survival after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is closely linked to the quality of CPR, but in real life, resuscitation during prehospital care and ambulance transport is often suboptimal. Mechanical chest comp...

    Authors: Gavin D Perkins, Malcolm Woollard, Matthew W Cooke, Charles Deakin, Jessica Horton, Ranjit Lall, Sarah E Lamb, Chris McCabe, Tom Quinn, Anne Slowther and Simon Gates
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:58
  8. The aim of the study was to determine if differences in clinical diagnosis versus autopsy findings concerning the cause of death in polytrauma fatalities would be detected in 19 cases of fatal polytrauma from ...

    Authors: Claas T Buschmann, Patrick Gahr, Michael Tsokos, Wolfgang Ertel and Johannes K Fakler
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:55
  9. Musculoskeletal trauma represents a considerable global health burden, however reliable population-based incidence data are scarce. A fracture and dislocation registry was established within a well-defined pop...

    Authors: Terje Meling, Knut Harboe, Astvaldur J Arthursson and Kjetil Søreide
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:54
  10. In patients with traumatic injury of an upper limb it is often necessary to both secure intravenous (IV) access and record blood pressure noninvasively in the other upper limb. This may cause intermittent obst...

    Authors: Kapil Chaudhary, Lalit Gupta and Raktima Anand
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:53
  11. Intraosseous access (IO) is a method for providing vascular access in out-of-hospital resuscitation of critically ill and injured patients when traditional intravenous access is difficult or impossible. Differ...

    Authors: Geir A Sunde, Bård E Heradstveit, Bjarne H Vikenes and Jon K Heltne
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:52
  12. Intravenous lipid emulsion is an established, effective treatment for local anesthetic-induced cardiovascular collapse. The predominant theory for its mechanism of action is that by creating an expanded, intra...

    Authors: Leelach Rothschild, Sarah Bern, Sarah Oswald and Guy Weinberg
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:51
  13. Snakebite envenomation is an uncommon condition in the northern hemisphere, but requires high vigilance with regard to both the systemic effects of the venom and the locoregional impact on the soft tissues. Bi...

    Authors: Lars H Evers, Tanja Bartscher, Thomas Lange and Peter Mailänder
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18:50
  14. Authors: Marianne Lisby, Dorthe Krogsgaard Bonnerup, Birgitte Brock, Pernille Axel Gregersen, Jørn Jensen and Jørgen Rungby
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18(Suppl 1):P31

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

  15. Authors: Inger Havsteen, Louisa Christensen, Anders Fogh Christensen, Jen Kellberg Nielsen, Serk P Krieger and Hanne Christensen
    Citation: Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2010 18(Suppl 1):P22

    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 18 Supplement 1

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