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Prehospital emergency services screening and referral to reduce falls in community-dwelling older adults: a systematic review
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Falls represent an increasing source of geriatric morbidity and mortality. Prehospital emergency services may be uniquely suited to screen and refer subsets of high-risk older adults to fall prevention programmes. This sy ... ...

 
Comparison of two training programmes on paramedic-delivered CPR performance
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
UrgenzaObjective

To compare CPR performance in two groups of paramedics who received CPR training from two different CPR training programmes.

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Conducted in June 2014 at the Hamad Medical Corporation Ambul ... ...

 
The 2015 advanced life support guidelines: a summary and evidence for the updates
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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The International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation recently released updated 2015 recommendations for resuscitation. The guidelines form the basis for all levels of resuscitation training, now from first aid to advanced life support (ALS), and ... ...

 
Critical care in the emergency department: acute kidney injury
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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Acute kidney injury (AKI) is common among emergency department patients admitted to hospital. There is evidence of inadequate management of the condition leading to adverse outcomes. We present an illustrative case of AKI complicating a gastroint ... ...

 
BET 1: Effectiveness of the precordial thump in restoring heart rhythm following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether a precordial thump might be effective in restoring a perfusing heart rhythm in patients with pulseless VT or VF. Forty-seven papers were found in using the reported searches. Of these, three ... ...

 
BET 2: Usefulness of epinephrine in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether prehospital adrenaline affects long-term morbidity or mortality after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Fifty-five papers were found using the reported search. Of these, three presented the be ... ...

 
BET 3: The efficacy of chest compressions in paediatric traumatic arrest
Scritto da Emergency Medicine Journal current issue   
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A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether cardiac compressions are beneficial in children in traumatic cardiac arrest. Forty-eight unique papers were found using the reported searches but none were relevant to the clinical question. ... ...

 
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