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Is it the H or the EMS in HEMS that has an impact on trauma patient mortality? A systematic review of the evidence.

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BACKGROUND AND AIM: Prehospital care of trauma patients is a matter of great debate. The optimal transport method remains undecided, with conflicting data comparing helicopter and ground emergency medical transfer. This study systematically reviews the evidence comparing helicopter and ground transfer of trauma patients from the scene of injury. METHODS: A systematic literature review of all population-based studies evaluating the impact on mortality of helicopter transfer of trauma patients...

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Publisher copy:
10.1136/emj.2009.087486

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Journal:
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
Volume:
27
Issue:
9
Pages:
692-701
Publication date:
2010-09-05
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EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
URN:
uuid:05531555-d50c-4d40-a639-8adb0fbb0a19
Source identifiers:
108480
Local pid:
pubs:108480

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