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Severe hypothermia management in mountain rescue : a survey study

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Severe hypothermia management in mountain rescue : a survey study

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dc.contributor.author Podsiadło, Paweł pl
dc.contributor.author Darocha, Tomasz pl
dc.contributor.author Kosiński, Sylweriusz [SAP20018712] pl
dc.contributor.author Sałapa, Kinga [SAP20002502] pl
dc.contributor.author Ziętkiewicz, Mirosław [SAP20002128] pl
dc.contributor.author Sanak, Tomasz [SAP20015976] pl
dc.contributor.author Turner, Rachel pl
dc.contributor.author Brugger, Hermann pl
dc.date.accessioned 2020-01-17T09:17:57Z
dc.date.available 2020-01-17T09:17:57Z
dc.date.issued 2017 pl
dc.identifier.issn 1527-0297 pl
dc.identifier.uri https://ruj.uj.edu.pl/xmlui/handle/item/141469
dc.language eng pl
dc.rights Udzielam licencji. Uznanie autorstwa - Użycie niekomercyjne 4.0 Międzynarodowa *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/pl/legalcode *
dc.title Severe hypothermia management in mountain rescue : a survey study pl
dc.type JournalArticle pl
dc.description.physical 411-416 pl
dc.abstract.en Introduction: Severe hypothermia is a rare but demanding medical emergency. Although mortality is high, if well managed, the neurological outcome of survivors can be excellent. The aim of the study was to assess whether mountain rescue teams (MRTs) are able to meet the guidelines in the management of severe hypothermia, regarding their equipment and procedures. Methods: Between August and December 2016, an online questionnaire, with 24 questions to be completed using Google Forms, was sent to 123 MRTs in 27 countries. Results: Twenty-eight MRTs from 10 countries returned the completed questionnaire. Seventy-five percent of MRTs reportedly provide advanced life support (ALS) on-site and 89% are regularly trained in hypothermia management. Thirty-two percent of MRTs transport hypothermic patients in cardiac arrest to the nearest hospital instead of an Extracorporeal Life Support facility; 39% are equipped with mechanical chest compression devices; 36% measure core body temperature on-site and no MRT is equipped with a device to measure serum potassium concentration on-site in avalanche victims. Conclusions: Most MRTs are regularly trained in the treatment of severe hypothermia and provide ALS. The majority are not equipped to follow standard procedural guidelines for the treatment of severely hypothermic patients, especially with cardiac arrest. However, the low response rate—23% (28/123)—could have induced a bias. pl
dc.subject.en emergency medicine pl
dc.subject.en extracorporeal membrane oxygenation pl
dc.subject.en hypothermia pl
dc.subject.en mountain rescue pl
dc.subject.en resuscitation pl
dc.subject.en rewarming pl
dc.description.volume 18 pl
dc.description.number 4 pl
dc.description.points 25 pl
dc.identifier.doi 10.1089/ham.2017.0090 pl
dc.identifier.eissn 1557-8682 pl
dc.title.journal High Altitude Medicine and Biology pl
dc.language.container eng pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Zakład Bioinformatyki i Telemedycyny pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Zakład Anestezjologii i Intensywnej Terapii pl
dc.affiliation Wydział Lekarski : Katedra Anestezjologii i Intensywnej Terapii pl
dc.subtype Article pl
dc.rights.original CC-BY-NC; inne; ostateczna wersja wydawcy; w momencie opublikowania; 0 pl
dc.identifier.project ROD UJ / OP pl
dc.cm.id 85187
dc.cm.date 2020-01-07
.pointsMNiSW [2017 A]: 25


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