Dag Ståle Nystøyl

Dag Ståle Nystøyl
Norsk Luftambulanse | norskluftambulanse.no · Department of Research and Development

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Background: The prehospital emergency system in Norway involves out-of-hours (OOH) services with on-call physicians. Helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) are used in cases of severe illness or trauma that require rapid transport and/or an anesthesiologist's services. In recent years, on-call primary care physicians have been less available...
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Background Until autumn 2018 the GPs in Bergen Municipality did not attend emergency patients outside the emergency primary care centre. The ambulance staff handled emergencies on their own or were assisted by an anaesthesiologist from the helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS). The aim of this study was to investigate procedures performed by...
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Background Organizational changes in out-of-hour (OOH) services may have unintended consequences for other prehospital services. Reports indicate an increased use of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) after changes in OOH services in Norway due to greater geographical distances for the on-call doctors. We investigated whether HEMS dispatc...
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Background: Despite the potential benefits of physician-staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), many dispatches to primary HEMS missions in Norway are cancelled before patient encounter. Information is sparse regarding the health consequences when medically indicated HEMS missions are cancelled and the patients are treated by a GP and...
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Objective: To examine handling of cancelled helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) missions with a persisting medical indication. Design: Retrospective observational study. Setting and subjects: Cancelled HEMS missions with persisting medical indication within Sogn og Fjordane county in Norway during the period of 2010–2013. Both primary and...
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Aim Over the last decades out-of-hour services in Norway have been centralised to cover lager geographical areas, resulting in longer response times for the on-call GP. Reports indicate an unintended increase in requests of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) as a result. We aimed to investigate alteration in the requests for HEMS and NACA...

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