Knowledge

Library and information service for EMS practitioners

Emergency Medical Services Systems in the European Union

Language: English

Short Description

Report of an assessment project co-ordinated by the eport of an assessment project co-ordinated by the
World Health Organization

Implementation of new guidelines in the prehospital services: a nationwide survey of Norway

Language: English

Short Description

The aim of this study is to explore whether emergency medical services personnel in Norway have implemented the guidelines, and to what extent the e-learning course, which was developed parallely was applied during the implementation process.

Treatment Guidelines in Viseceral Trauma

Language: English

Short Description

This website provides links to relevant webpages where updated protocols and guidelines can be found for the fields of trauma.

Assessment of the implementation of step-by-step adult basic life support sequence by emergency medical technicians and drivers during regular annual training

Language: English

Short Description

This article evaluates the efficiency of practicing step-by-step (SBS) BLS/AED (basic life support/automatic external defibrillator) sequence by emergency medical technicians (EMT) and ambulance drivers (AD) working in medical transport teams.

Action Plan for Stroke in Europe 2018-2030

Language: English

Short Description

This article reviews the scientific evidence and the state of current services to identify priorities for research and development and to set targets for the development of stroke care for the decade to follow.

Does Telemedical Support of First Responders Improve Guideline Adherence in an Offshore Emergency Scenario? A Simulator-Based Prospective Study

Language: English

Short Description

This study investigates whether telemedical support improves quality of emergency first response (performance) by medical non-professionals to being non-inferior to medical professionals.

European Core Curriculum for Emergency Medicine

Language: English

Short Description

The core curriculum exists to identify the knowledge, skills and behaviours that the physician must possess. This naturally changes as
the specialty evolves and in the light of experience of using the curriculum to guide training and assessment.”

Post-impact care 2018

Language: English

Short Description

Post impact care is a key Safe System strategy aimed at reducing the severity of injury consequences once a road traffic accident has occurred. It is defined as the chain of help starting with action taken by the victims themselves or more commonly by lay bystanders at the scene of the accident, access to the prehospital medical care system, emergency rescue, pre-hospital medical care, trauma care and helping road accident victims who have suffered debilitating injury to re-integrate into work and family life..”

Helicopter emergency medical services uneven across Europe

Language: English

Short Description

This article discusses the findings of a study which analyzes the varying characteristics between the helicopter ambulance service across different European countries.

Research priorities for European paediatric emergency medicine

Language: English

Short Description

This article addresses the finding of a study which aims to define research priorities for Paediatric Emergency Medicine in Europe to guide the development of future research projects.

European Journal of Emergency Medicine

Language: English

Short Description

The European Journal of Emergency Medicine is the official journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine. It is devoted to serving the European emergency medicine community and to promoting European standards of training, diagnosis and care in this rapidly growing field.