Prehospital tracheal intubation in severely injured patients: a Danish observational study

Christensen, Erika Frischknecht; Høyer, Claus Christian Schovsbo
September 2003
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/6/2003, Vol. 327 Issue 7414, p533
Academic Journal
This article describes the number of severely injured patients having endotracheal intubation with and without anaesthetic drugs (hypnotics, analgesics, and muscle relaxants) out of hospital and assess their chances of survival. Fifty eight per cent (36/62) of patients who were given anaesthetics and 8% (1/12) of patients who were not survived at least six months.


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