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Being responsible for the life of another human being
Jönköping University, School of Health and Welfare, HHJ, Dep. of Nursing Science.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-1641-6321
2017 (English)In: Disaster and Emergency Medicine Journal, ISSN 2451–4691, Vol. 2, no 4, p. 164-166Article in journal (Other academic) Published
Abstract [en]

A common feature of prehospital emergency care are short and fragmentary patient encounters with in­creased demands for efficient and rapid treatment. Crucial decisions are often made, based on the premise of the ambulance staff`s ability to capture the situation instantaneously. The assessment is, therefore, a pre-requisite for decisions about appropriate actions. However, a low exposure to severe trauma cases leads to vulnerability for the ambulance staff, which makes the assessment more difficult. Assessment of severe trauma patients at the scene of accident is difficult and complicated. No trauma scenarios are alike and practical skills, training, and feedback are therefore necessary.

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2017. Vol. 2, no 4, p. 164-166
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trauma, ambulance, prehospital, responsibility, team work
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URN: urn:nbn:se:hj:diva-39772DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.2017.0037OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hj-39772DiVA, id: diva2:1213228
Available from: 2018-06-04 Created: 2018-06-04 Last updated: 2018-06-04Bibliographically approved

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