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Helge Eiding currently works at the Department of Acute Medicine, University of Oslo. Helge does research in Pre-hospital Care and Emergency Medicine. Their current project is 'Inter-hospital transport of critically ill patients'.
Background The cohort of critically ill patients transported between Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in Norway has not been studied previously. The aim of this study was to describe the characteristics of patients and transports for different types of interhospital transfers and explore whether there were differences in morbidity and mortality between...
Objectives: The out-of-hospital environment can pose significant challenges to the quality and safety of interhospital transport of critically ill patients. Because we lack knowledge of the occurrence of incidents, their potential consequences, and whether they are actually reported, this study was initiated. Methods: Two different services in N...
Background No consensus based national standard for interhospital transports of critically ill patients exists in Norway. The local hospitals are responsible for funding, organizing and performing these transports, resulting in potentially different level of care for the critically ill patients depending on local hospital resources and not the leve...
Introduction: Optimal dispatch of emergency medical services relies on accurate time estimates of the various prehospital stages. Hoist rescue work time intervals performed by the search and rescue (SAR) helicopter service in Norway have not been studied to date. We aimed to describe the epidemiologic, operational, and medical aspects of the SAR s...