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Pre-hospital care 

Pre-hospital care
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Pre-hospital care
Author(s):

Andrew Baldwin

, Nina Hjelde

, Charlotte Goumalatsou

, and Gil Myers

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198719021.003.0014
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date: 17 August 2019

This chapter explores pre-hospital care, including the importance of public health, activation of the emergency services, helicopter transport, assessment on arrival to scene, hazards to consider, chemical agents, triage, the trapped patient, pre-hospital analgesia and major incidents.

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