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Implementation of a nurse-led forest therapy module into...
2022-05-23
Background and aims: There is well known evidence of human health and well-being benefits of spending time in forests (1), particularly in stress-related and mental health (2). Even therapeutic effects of forest exposure is measured in CBT-programs for depression (3). There are only few studies exploring the effects of forest therapy in patients ...
Helicopter inter-hospital transfer for patients...
2022-05-21
BACKGROUND Patients undergoing extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) are critically ill and show high mortality. Inter-hospital transfer of these patients has to be safe, with high survival rates during transport without potentially serious and life-threatening adverse events. The Swiss Air-Rescue provides 24-h/7-days per week inter-hospital ...
Airway management in a Helicopter Emergency Medical...
2022-05-21
BACKGROUND Airway management is a key skill in any helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS). Intubation is successful less often than in the hospital, and alternative forms of airway management are more often needed. METHODS Retrospective observational cohort study in an anaesthesiologist-staffed HEMS in Switzerland. Patient charts were ...
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