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Submission policy, peer-review and editorial board members: interesting conflicts and conflicts of interest
(BioMed Central, 2010-10-26)
The Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine welcomes an ever-increasing number of submissions while maintaining an acceptance level well below half of all submitted manuscripts, meaning that ...
Acute bronchiolitis in infants, a review
(BioMed Central, 2014-04-03)
Acute viral bronchiolitis is one of the most common medical emergency situations in infancy, and physicians caring for acutely ill children will regularly be faced with this condition. In this article we present a summary ...
The role of general practitioners in the pre hospital setting, as experienced by emergency medicine technicians: a qualitative study
(BioMed Central, 2014-08-22)
Background: Together with the ambulances staffed with emergency medical technicians (EMTs), general practitioners (GPs) on call are the primary resources for handling emergencies outside hospitals in Norway. The benefit ...
Esophageal perforation: Diagnostic work-up and clinical decision-making in the first 24 hours
(BioMed Central, 2011-10-30)
Abstract Esophageal perforation is a rare and potentially life-threatening condition. Early clinical suspicion and imaging is important for case management to achieve a good outcome. However, recent studies continue to ...
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 ...
First responder resuscitation teams in a rural Norwegian community: sustainability and self-reports of meaningfulness, stress and mastering
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2010-05-04)
Background: Training of lay first responder personnel situated closer to the potential victims than medical professionals is a strategy potentially capable of shortening the interval between collapse and start of cardiopulmonary ...
Open access publishing: a girder in the success of the Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine.
(BioMed Central, 2011-01-19)
The Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (SJTREM) has entered its third year as an independent, open access international scientific on-line journal. SJTREM converted into open access (OA) ...
Inter-hospital transfer: the crux of the trauma system, a curse for trauma registries
(BioMed Central, 2010-03-16)
The inter-hospital transfer of patients is crucial to a well functioning trauma system, and the transfer process may serve as a quality indicator for regional trauma care. However, the assessment of the transfer process ...
Editorial: facts, figures and the future
(BioMed Central, 2015-01-09)
Capillary leakage in post-cardiac arrest survivors during therapeutic hypothermia - a prospective, randomised study
(BioMed Central, 2010-05-25)
Background: Fluids are often given liberally after the return of spontaneous circulation. However, the optimal fluid regimen in survivors of cardiac arrest is unknown. Recent studies indicate an increased fluid requirement ...