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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 ...
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 ...
Incidence of unexpected out-of-hospital death in Norway
(BioMed Central, 2009-08-28)
Variations in contact patterns and dispatch guideline adherence between Norwegian emergency medical communication centres - a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2014-01-08)
Background: The 19 Norwegian Emergency medical communication centres (EMCCs) use Norwegian Index for medical emergency assistance (Index) as dispatch guidelines. Little is known about the use of Index, nor its validity. ...
The epidemiology of medical emergency contacts outside hospitals in Norway - a prospective population based study
(BioMed Central, 2010-02-18)
Introduction: There is a lack of epidemiological knowledge on medical emergencies outside hospitals in Norway. The aim of the present study was to obtain representative data on the epidemiology of medical emergencies ...