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Changes of triage by GPs during the course of prehospital emergency situations in a Norwegian rural community
(BioMed Central, 2013-12-19)
Background: Priority grade assessment according to urgency level of the patients (triage) is considered vital in emergency medicine casualties. Little is known of the experiences of pre-hospital emergency medicine ...
The intrapleural volume threshold for ultrasound detection of pneumothoraces: An experimental study on porcine models
(BioMed Central, 2013-03-01)
Background: Small pneumothoraxes (PTXs) may not impart an immediate threat to trauma patients after chest injuries. However, the amount of pleural air may increase and become a concern for patients who require positive pressure ...
Scoring systems for outcome prediction in patients with perforated peptic ulcer
(BioMed Central, 2013-04-10)
Background: Patients with perforated peptic ulcer (PPU) often present with acute, severe illness that carries a high risk for morbidity and mortality. Mortality ranges from 3-40% and several prognostic scoring systems ...
Fatal injury as a function of rurality - a tale of two Norwegian counties
(BioMed Central, 2013-03-02)
Background: Many studies indicate rural location as a separate risk for dying from injuries. For decades, Finnmark, the northernmost and most rural county in Norway, has topped the injury mortality statistics in Norway. ...