• Pediatric hypothermic submersion incident – should we do chest compressions on a beating heart? 

      Einvik, Steinar; Krüger, Andreas; Gisvold, Sven Erik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background: Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, with the highest rates of fatality among young children. To decide how to treat these patients prehospitally could be challenging in ...
    • Primary versus early secondary referral to a specialized neurotrauma center in patients with moderate/severe traumatic brain injury: a CENTER TBI study 

      Sewalt, Charlie; Gravesteijn, Benjamin; Menon, David; Lingsma, Hester F.; Maas, Andrew I. R.; Stocchetti, Nino; Venema, Esmee; Lecky, Fiona E.; Andelic, Nada; Andreassen, Lasse; Anke, Audny Gabriele Wagner; Frisvold, Shirin; Helseth, Eirik; Røe, Cecilie; Røise, Olav; Skandsen, Toril; Vik, Anne; Åkerlund, Cecilia; Amrein, Krisztina; Antoni, Anna; Audibert, Gerard; Azouvi, Philippe; Azzolini, Maria luisa; Bartels, Ronald; Barzo, Pal; Beauvais, Romuald; Beer, Ronny; Bellander, Bo-michael; Belli, Antonio; Benali, Habib; Berardino, Maurizio; Beretta, Luigi; Blaabjerg, Morten; Bragge, Peter; Brazinova, Alexandra; Brinck, Vibeke; Brooker, Joanne; Brorsson, Camilla; Buki, Andras; Bullinger, Monika; Cabeleira, Manuel; Caccioppola, Alessio; Calappi, Emiliana; Calvi, Maria rosa; Cameron, Peter; Lozano, Guillermo carbayo; Carbonara, Marco; Chevallard, Giorgio; Citerio, Giuseppe; Chieregato, Arturo; Cnossen, Maryse (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background Prehospital care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) varies with some emergency medical systems recommending direct transport of patients with moderate to severe TBI to hospitals with specialist ...
    • Radiological assessment of chest compression point and achievable compression depth in cardiac patients 

      Nestaas, Sverre; STENSÆTH, KNUT-HAAKON; Rosseland, Vigdis; Kramer-Johansen, Jo (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016)
      Background Using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to relate cardiovascular structures to surface anatomy in a population relevant to cardiac arrest victims, relate the external thoracic anterior-posterior (AP) diameter ...
    • Undertriage in Trauma: An Ignored Quality Indicator? 

      Jeppesen, Elisabeth; Cuevas-Østrem, Mathias; Gram-Knutsen, Cathrine; Uleberg, Oddvar (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2020)
      Background Early identification of life-threatening injuries is essential to reduce morbidity and mortality in trauma patients. Failure to detect severe injury may cause delayed diagnosis and therapeutic interventions ...
    • A validity study of the rapid emergency Triage and treatment system for children 

      Ødegård, Siv Steinsmo; Tran, Thuy; Næss-Pleym, Lars E.; Risnes, Kari; Døllner, Henrik (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2021)
      Background: The Scandinavian Rapid Emergency Triage and Treatment System-pediatric (RETTS-p) is a reliable triage system that includes both assessment of vital parameters and a systematic approach to history and symptoms. ...