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A picture of the distributions of geomagnetic activity levels and the number of calls to emergency medical teams by the days of the lunar synodic month is presented. The study was carried out on the basis of the Kp index data and the impersonal catalog of ambulance calls of the Petrozavodsk Emergency Medical Care Hospital in 2015-2017. During data...
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BACKGROUND Numerous studies have shown that coronary reperfusion with primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) improves outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevated myocardial infarction (STEMI). However, the question of the effect on the myocardium as a whole of an isolated intervention on an infarct-related artery in multivessel coronary...
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Access and emergency medical care for massive or multiple injuries is an comprehensive interdisciplinary challenge. Taking care of the growing causes of emergency care levels as well as cross-sectoral collaboration in the management of multiple incidents, reducing disease, disability, and mortality in the population with multiple disorders. In a di...
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The Bachelor of Health Science degree in Emergency Medical Care (BHS EMC) in South Africa requires that students participate in clinical learning and medical rescue practicals. This study explores the views and experiences of a sample of Muslim students studying EMC at one university regarding potential areas of conflict between their religious obl...
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The aim is the analysis of clinical and anamnestic, biochemical and hemostasiological parameters in thromboembolic complications in patients with acute calculous cholecystitis (ACC). Materials and Methods. A retrospective analysis of clinical information was performed regarding 206 patients with a diagnosis of acute calculous cholecystitis, who wer...
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Este trabajo evalúa el impacto de la implementación del Servicio de Atención Médica de Emergencias (SAME) en la provincia de Buenos Aires, Argentina, sobre las muertes por accidentes viales. A partir de información mensual de accidentes de tránsito de los 135 municipios de la provincia para los años 2016, 2017 y 2018, se explota la variabilidad en...
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Background The Haemorrhage, Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure/Environmental control approach to individual patient management in trauma is well established and embedded in numerous training courses worldwide. Further improvements in trauma outcomes are likely to result from a combination of system-level interventions in preventio...
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Objective: Emergency medical care (EMC) is essential in the prevention and reduction of sexual assault (SA), including the use of emergency contraception (EC). The aim of this study is to analyze 20 years of EMC after SA in pregnant women due to rape. Methods: Cross-sectional study with 2,816 women between 1999 and 2018. It was considered to seek o...
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Photo by Cecilie Johnsen on Unsplash INTRODUCTION Across the country, states are enacting legislation that curtails LGBTQ+ rights and liberties.[1] In March 2021, Arkansas enacted Senate Bill 289, titled the Medical Ethics and Diversity Act (the “Act”).[2] The Act permits medical practitioners, healthcare institutions, and insurance companies to...
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Background Emergency medical care, including prehospital treatment, forms an important component of any healthcare system. Like most low-middle-income countries, Nepal has an emergency medical system that can be described as underdeveloped. Emergency physicians navigating this system may experience challenges or barriers in their treatment of patie...
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Here are the titles of 20 articles related to Paramedicine and Emergency Response conference 1. Influence of ambient temperature on prehospital drug storage 2. Establish Local Out-of-hospital Cardiac Arrest Quality Management Indicator and Improve Quality of Resuscitation by Video Review 3. Relationship Between Physical Activity And Cardiovascular...
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Background Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is one of the most frequent causes of death in Europe. Emergency medical services often struggle to reach the patient in time, particularly in rural areas. To improve outcome, early defibrillation is required which significantly increases neurologically intact survival. Consequently, many countries place Au...
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Background: Pre-clinical psychiatric emergencies are generally treated by emergency medical staff. The subsequent clinical treatment is often conditioned by interaction problems between emergency medical staff and psychiatric clinical staff. Objectives: To identify problems affecting interaction between emergency medical and psychiatric care of...
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English: This book deals with Military Medicine, introducing the subject in 4 thematic areas. It is in Swedish and its aim is to introduce the subject to young Swedish physicians. Swedish: Denna bok handlar om ett av de äldsta och fortfarande högst aktuella medicinska ämnesområdena: militärmedicin. Läsaren introduceras i militärmedicinens fyra tem...
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During the last years it has been observed the worldwide trend in regular creation, upgrading and implementation of emergency care protocols at the prehospital stage in the medical practice. The huge role is given to the methods of doctors` simulation preparedness in case of the emergency care at the scene. Modern doctors` preparedness requires pra...
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ABSTRACT Due to the many modifications of the Cardiff Test 3.1 and changes in both the sequence and the content of the basic resuscitation algorithm, basic resuscitation procedures were no longer comparable to each other. To enable research comparison and evaluation of their performance, the new Copenhagen Tool was developed as a successor to the C...
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Objective ‒ to analyze the clinical course of patients with intracerebral hypertensive hemorrhages depending on age and gender.Materials and methods. An analysis of the treatment of 238 patients with hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhages, who were treated at the Kyiv City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medical Care from 2018‒2019, was conducted. T...
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I graduated from Osaka University in 1982 and joined the Department of Traumatology, Osaka University Medical School. Patients with severe injuries and illnesses were brought in every day. Staff brushed up their skills on site, taught each other, and engaged in friendly competition for research. We had many frustrating moments when we could not sav...
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Purpose: The paper intends to do a scoping review of people with intellectual disabilities in emergency care where this group seems to face access barriers and discrimination. It analyses the conceptual and methodological framework for studies examining the former. Methods: A scoping review is conducted. The studies' quality is assessed via a ch...
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The aim of the work: to improve the results of treatment of Mirizzi syndrome by developing rational surgical tactics depending on its type. Materials and Methods. The work is based on the evaluation of the results of surgical treatment of 62 patients with cholelithiasis complicated by Mirizzi syndrome who were hospitalized in surgical departments o...
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Background and objective. Critical care transport (CCT) involves the movement of critically ill patients between healthcare facilities. South Africa (SA), like other low- to middle-income countries, has a relative shortage of ICU beds, making CCT an inevitability. In SA, CCTs are mostly done by emergency care practitioners; however, it is unclear h...
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Introduction: A burn affects the structure and function of almost every organ including the liver. Material and Methods: This study received approval from Samarkand Centre of Emergency Medical Care (RCSUMA), Uzbekistan. The research program included complex treatment and examination of 82 patients with IIIAB-IV (deep burns) degree burns from 30% to...
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Abstract: Hand burns take significant place in the structure of thermic injuries of different body parts. Restorative treatment of patients with hand burns is very difficult as far as the hand is anatomically complex and very important working organ and also it is an open part of the body. We analyzed the results of treatment of 31 patients with li...
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The application of artificial intelligence (AI) has provided new capabilities to develop advanced medical monitoring sensors for detection of clinical conditions of low circulating blood volume such as hemorrhage. The purpose of this study was to compare for the first time the discriminative ability of two machine learning (ML) algorithms based on...
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Annotation. Objective – carrying out a comparative assessment of the advantages and disadvantages of intravenous (IV) and intraosseous (IO) resuscitation, which are used by emergency and emergency teams in the Vinnytsia region. The work used statistical data of the Vinnytsia Regional Center for Emergency Medical Care and Disaster Medicine for the p...
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Zusammenfassung Hintergrund Das vom Innovationsfonds geförderte Projekt „Integrierte Notfallversorgung: Rettungsdienst im Fokus“ (Inno_RD) bringt anhand datenbasierter Analysen Handlungsempfehlungen zur Verbesserung der (Notfall‑)Versorgung in den Diskurs zum Gesetzentwurf zur Reformierung der Notfallversorgung ein. Methoden Die Handlungsempfehlu...
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La atención prehospitalaria o la respuesta a una emergencia en el escenario prehospitalario, definido en un contexto internacional, comprende todas las intervenciones médicas y de transporte realizadas a pacientes que presentan eventos médicos o traumáticos en diferentes escenarios fuera del ámbito hospitalario. Quienes realizan la labor prehospita...
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Zusammenfassung Hintergrund und Fragestellung Steigende Anforderungen an Dokumentation und sektorenübergreifende Kommunikation führen zu vermehrtem organisatorischem Aufwand im Notarzt- und Rettungsdienst. Die Verwendung digitaler Informationssysteme im präklinischen Einsatz kann sowohl dazu beitragen, Einsatzkräfte bei diesen Aufgaben zu unterstü...
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Background: Simulation education as a strategy is used extensively in Emergency Medical Care Departments. The literature in this field strongly suggests positive effects on patient safety and student-readiness. Simulation education strategies often fail to address the student experiences in the classroom. The aim of this study was to explore how Em...
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Background: The present study aims to elucidate the applicability of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that dispatch only a doctor to provide a solution to the operational challenges of utilizing a helicopter to transport a doctor to the patient/s, with such physician-staffed emergency medical helicopters being known as doctor...
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Background: The present study aims to elucidate the applicability of electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft that dispatch only a doctor to provide a solution to the operational challenges of utilizing a helicopter to transport a doctor to the patient/s, with such physician-staffed emergency medical helicopters being known as doctor...
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Background. Mirizzi syndrome (MS) is a relatively rare complication of cholelithiasis, which occurs in a wide range from 0.2 to 5% according to different authors. Today, the surgical treatment of MS remains a challenge. Aim of study. To determine the possibilities of laparoscopic interventions in the surgical correction of various types of MS. Mate...
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Acute cardiovascular disease, such as acute myocardial infarction and aortic disease, can lead to a serious life-threatening state within minutes to hours, so early accurate diagnosis, and appropriate treatment without delay are essential. To provide high-quality and timely treatment, 24-h availability of medical staff and cardiologists, as well as...
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Objetivo: Describir las vivencias en función de la percepción, estrategias de afrontamiento y consecuencias del personal del Servicio de Atención Médica de Urgencia (SAMU) ante la muerte. Metodología: Se realizaron entrevistas en profundidad a tres paramédicos, tres conductores de ambulancia y tres reanimadores. Para el análisis de la información s...
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Background Post-apartheid, South Africa adopted an inclusive education system that was intended to be free of unfair discrimination. This qualitative study examines the experiences and perceptions of racial discrimination between Emergency Medical Care (EMC) students, clinical mentors, and patients within an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) during c...
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Introduction: The Bachelor Degree in Emergency Medical Care (B EMC) is a unique programme in that students operate in both emergency care and rescue contexts unlike international paramedic degree programmes which only focus on emergency care. The learning activities associated with the rescue content are physically strenuous and therefore B EMC stu...
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Importance The Family Connects (FC) program, a community-wide nurse home visiting program for newborns, has been shown to provide benefits for children and families through the first 2 years of life. Potential longer-term outcomes for child well-being remain unknown. Objective To determine the effect of randomization to FC on child maltreatment in...
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Introduction The Bachelor Degree in Emergency Medical Care (BEMC) is a unique program in that students operate in both emergency care and rescue contexts, unlike international paramedic degree programs which focus only on emergency care. The learning activities associated with the rescue content are physically strenuous and therefore BEMC students...
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Upper gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding is a common cause for Emergency Department and hospital admissions and has significant mortality and morbidity if it remains untreated. Upper endoscopy is the key procedure for both diagnosis and treatment of acute upper GI bleeding. The aim of this article is to review the optimal timing of endoscopy in patient...
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Aim To assess the impact of the Summit on Financial Markets and the World Economy held in Osaka City, Japan (G20 Osaka Summit) on the emergency medical services (EMS) system. Methods This study used the ORION database with its population‐based registry of emergency patients comprising both ambulance and in‐hospital records in Osaka Prefecture, Japa...
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Background: There has been an increase in the use of clinical simulations as instructional tools in healthcare education. This is because of their role in ensuring patients’ safety and quality-care provision. Aim: This study investigated the paramedic students’ satisfaction and self-confidence in the clinical simulation of an emergency medical car...
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The increase in the number of patients with complications of cardiovascular diseases and the need for early diagnosis of such complications and the early initiation of treatment already at the prehospital stage leads to an increasing need for more frequent use of helicopter medical equipment, as well as for equipping aviation medical teams with hig...
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Aim of stud y Study of hospital results of emergency carotid endarterectomy (CEE) and carotid angioplasty with stenting (CAS) in the acute period of acute cerebrovascular accident (ACVA). MATERIAL AND METHODS From January 2008 to August 2020, the study included 615 patients with hemodynamically significant stenosis of the internal carotid arteries...
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Background: Emergency medical care starts with airway assessment and intervention management. Endotracheal intubation is the definitive airway management in the emergency department (ED) for patients requiring a definitive airway. Successful first pass is recommended as the main objective of emergency intubation. There exists no published research...
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Introduction: Post-apartheid, South Africa adopted an inclusive education system that was intended to be free of unfair discrimination. This qualitative study examines the experiences and perceptions of racial discrimination between Emergency Medical Care (EMC) students, clinical mentors, and patients within an Emergency Medical Service (EMS) durin...
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Although many efforts have been made to prevent death from acute myocardial infarction (MI) by quick revascularization therapy and use of mechanical circulation support devices, and to prevent the occurrence of acute MI by optimal medical therapy, acute MI is still a leading cause of death worldwide. Because the majority of fatal MI cases occur out...
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Introduction; Sports medicine is a clinical subspecialty that deals with the examination, monitoring, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of injuries that occur during sports events, training and physical activities in pre-hospital settings. Managing dramatic situations with minor and multiple injuries is a challenge that requires a quick approach...
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Purpose of the study. To analyze the world experience of the functioning of medical and rescue systems for providing emergency medical care to victims in emergency situations on the highways of republican significance. The study included publications from the MEDLINE, CyberLeninka, eLIBRARY.RU databases, regulatory documentation on the provision of...
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Health care and protection is one of the fundamental human rights, which apply to all people of the world. Life and health threats can occur at any place and time, both at times of peace and security and at times of emergencies of any kind. In many cases, provision of urgent medical care creates a time strain. Emergency medical care in the Slovak R...
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Background: Ethiopia has fairly good coverage but very low utilization of health care services. Emergency medical care services require fast, correct and curious services to clients as they present with acute problems. In Ethiopia and Gondar in particular, the quality of emergency medical care has not been studied. The main aim of this study was to...
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The endangering factors from the professional activity of the medical teams working at CEMC to be more comprehensively studied, analyzed and summarized. Preliminary interviews were conducted with medical professionals working at CEMC. On this basis, a questionnaire was developed, surveying through a sociological method the opinion of medical profes...
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წარმოდგენილ ნაშრომში გთავაზობთ, გადაუდებელი სამედიცინო მომსახურების საჭიროებისას ინფორმირებულ თანხმობასთან დაკავშირებული საკითხების მარეგულირებელი სამართლებრივი ნორმების, სასამართლო და საერთაშორისო გამოცდილების ანალიზს. ინფორმირებული თანხმობის მიღების პროცედურის ურთიერთმიმართების საკითხს პაციენტის უფლებასთან დროულად მიიღოს გადაუდებელი სამედიცინო მო...
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Background A significant decrease in the number of cases of emergency medical care during the first phase of the Corona pandemic has been reported from various regions of the world. Due to the lack of or delayed use of medical assistance, particularly in the case of time-critical clinical pictures (myocardial infarction, stroke), a corona collatera...
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Defining molecules with high prognostic value for predicting the course and outcomes of life-threatening sepsis, severe injuries, vascular accidents remains an urgent problem in emergency medicine. One of the promising candidate biomarkers of emergency states and critical illness is the content of extracellular DNA (exDNA) in blood plasma. The purp...
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With an increasingly diverse student body entering South African higher education, student preferences regarding teaching methods may vary, and may influence and be influenced by learning styles and personal circumstances. We used a cross-sectional survey, delivered via electronic questionnaire, to describe the characteristics and teaching preferen...
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Emergency medical care in palliative patients during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to provide a consistent treatment for stable patients that should be consistent with the goals and benefits, the perspective of these patients, but avoiding palliative patients with a poor prognosis that is unlikely to survive. Cancer is the second leading c...
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Background: In February 2020, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2), was classified as a pandemic. In the pediatric population, coronavirus disease (COVID)-19 has a reported mortality of less than 6% in complicated cases; however, the clinical characteristics and severity are not the same as those presented in the adult populati...
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Forensic medicine focuses on the areas in which medicine and human behavior interface with the law. Violence and crime is escalating at alarming rates around the world and is affecting people of all ages &has become a serious public health problem. Health care professionals involved in the initial response to these victims, in the emergency departm...
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Abstract This research demonstrates the relationship between situational access to emergency medical care and assault lethality, by comparing attempted and completed murders in Greater London, England, over a five-year period (N = 1512 victims). Access to emergency care was operationalised using the time taken to contact emergency services, the dis...
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Cold injury remains one of the most complex and actual problems of emergency medicine. Frosting injuries are also observed in the regions with warm climate particularly in Uzbekistan able - bodies men suffer most often, 85-90% of them are admitted in the condition of alcohol intoxication. A retrospective review was performed of patients admitted to...
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Background: The possibility of a medical crisis, albeit a relatively uncommon occurrence in a dental practice, is often overlooked and it is imperative that dental practitioners equip themselves with the knowledge and skills essential to manage potentially life-threatening situations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the knowledge and compete...
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Firearms injuries are a major public health problem in Kosovo. Injuries from firearms injuries are those caused by any firearm (cartridge, Cannonball) and from the special properties war, mine explosive grenades, and other subjects. Epidemiology of the use of firearms in males ranges corresponding 1.9 per 100,000 population, while for women 0.3 per...
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Background: Social media has emerged as a powerful tool for the dissemination of information across a wide range of health professions, including emergency medical care. While social media platforms can be very effectively used in support of educational and operational information sharing, the ubiquitous presence of smart devices and social media a...
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Background: Emergency medical care for critically ill patients varies between different emergency departments (ED) and health care systems, while resuscitation of trauma patients is always performed within the ED. In many ED critically ill patients are treated and stabilized while in many German ED they are transferred to intensive care units (ICU)...
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Currently, information about the epidemiology, clinical features, prevention and treatment of coronavirus infection affected by SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) is constantly updated and updated. The most common clinical manifestations of COVID-19 are fever, symptoms of intoxication, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, chest congestion, decreased sense of sm...
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With an increasingly diverse student body entering South African higher education, student preferences regarding teaching methods may vary, and may influence and be influenced by learning styles and personal circumstances. We used a cross-sectional survey, delivered via electronic questionnaire, to describe the characteristics and teaching preferen...
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In the United States (US), the lifetime incidence of incarceration is 6.6%, exceeding that of any other nation. Compared to the general US population, incarcerated individuals are disproportionally affected by chronic health conditions, mental illness, and substance use disorders. Barriers to accessing medical care are common in correctional facili...
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Background: Secondary fracture prevention services (FLS) have been established around the world during several last years. However, due to the differences of medical care organization in different regions, it is difficult to offer a unified approach of the structure and separate components of such services, which could be used everywhere. It is rec...
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Objective: To assess the prevalence, nature of trauma, reason(s) behind these trauma and first-aid care provided during transportation to hospital in Karachi Pakistan. Study also presents the framework of a national trauma registry and comparatively analyzes data between other registries. Method: This cross sectional observational / descriptive stu...
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Significant decrease in death rates from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) can be achieved by developing and implementing an integrated program of administrative interventions focused on improvements in the provision of the first aid and emergency medical care. However, both identification of the foreground and reasonable components of the prog...
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Background. While student enrolment has increased in the South African (SA) higher education system, the undergraduate throughput rate has been abysmal. Consequently, the literature has largely focused on the negative discourse of understanding the hindrance of student success in higher education. Objectives. To take a positive discourse viewpoint...
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The work of medical workers is associated with constant psycho-emotional stress, which is caused by close contact with human suffering, the need to make immediate decisions, uncomfortable conditions of the pre-hospital stage and cases of aggressive and violent actions by patients or third parties. Statistics show that 54 to 84.8 % of medical worke...
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The article provides a situational task with a detailed solution, reflecting the principles and procedure for the provision of emergency medical care outside a medical organization during a technogenic emergency (explosion followed by a fire) with several victims. This type of educational technology is applicable both during practical exercises wit...
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A relationship exists between the emergency patient death rate and factors such as the failure to access a patient’s critical data and the time it takes to arrive at hospitals. The ability for Paramedics to access a patient’s complete picture of emergency-relevant medical data is critical and can significantly reduce the annual mortality rate. Toda...
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This Book Chapter talks about the recently adopted Policy on Emergency Medical Care for Wounded Persons in Road Accidents, in light with the case of 'Syed Saifuddin Kamal and Bangladesh Legal Aid and Services Trust (BLAST) Vs. Bangladesh and Others' decided by the High Court Division of the Supreme Court of Bangladesh.
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Introduction: Studies have reported that emergency medical care practitioners (EMCPs) encounter challenges when attending to psychiatric emergencies. The EMC provider's ability to understand, assess and manage psychiatric emergencies has been reported to be poor due to limited knowledge and insufficient training. In South Africa (SA), little is kn...
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Журнал им. Н.В. Склифосовского Неотложная медицинская помощь. 2019; 8(2): 186–193. BACKGROuND The term “burnout” was originally developed by the psychologist Herbert Freudenberg (Germany, USA) in the seventies of the last century. Then another psychologist, Christina Maslach was a co-author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory, which was adapted to dif...
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p> Background South Africa is one of the few countries to produce emergency care graduates in Africa. However, a large number of these graduates are emigrating from Africa. Although academic success has been studied in various contexts in Africa, none have looked into the Bachelor of Emergency Medical Care (BEMC). Maximising academic success in th...
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Material and methods. The work is based on the results of retrospective analysis of data from the examination and treatment of 77 patients who were in the Center for Surgery of the Liver and Pancreas of the City Clinical Hospital of Emergency Medical Care in 2005–2017. Results. The article presents our analysis of the results of surgical treatment...