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  • Comparison of three different prehospital wrapping methods for preventing hypothermia - a crossover study in humans 

    Thomassen, Øyvind; Færevik, Hilde; Østerås, Øyvind; Sunde, Geir Arne; Zakariassen, Erik; Sandsund, Mariann; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth; Brattebø, Guttorm (BioMed Central, 2011-06-23)
    Background: Accidental hypothermia increases mortality and morbidity in trauma patients. Various methods for insulating and wrapping hypothermic patients are used worldwide. The aim of this study was to compare the thermal ...
  • Emergency intraosseous access in a helicopter emergency medical service: a retrospective study 

    Sunde, Geir Arne; Heradstveit, Bård E.; Vikenes, Bjarne H.; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth (BioMed Central, 2010-10-07)
    Intraosseous access (IO) is a method for providing vascular access in out-of-hospital resuscitation of critically ill and injured patients when traditional intravenous access is difficult or impossible. Different intraosseous ...
  • Laryngeal tube use in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by paramedics in Norway 

    Sunde, Geir Arne; Brattebø, Guttorm; Ødegården, Terje; Kjernlie, Dag Frode; Rødne, Emma Sjøgren; Heltne, Jon-Kenneth (BioMed Central, 2012-12-18)
    Background: Although there are numerous supraglottic airway alternatives to endotracheal intubation, it remains unclear which airway technique is optimal for use in prehospital cardiac arrests. We evaluated the use of the ...