Maia Lima, Tony Richardson; Cavalcante, Eliane Santos; Nunes de Miranda, Francisco Arnoldo
January 2010
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;1/1/2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p1
Academic Journal
Objective: to identify difficulties of the rescue teams in the extrication by the fireman, from Military Fire Department of the Rio Grande do Norte state, in the absence of a mobile pre-hospital care in the areas where the SAMU doesn't send their ambulance. Methods: this is about a descriptive study, from qualitative approach. Data were collected through semi-structured interview with seventeen military, enrolled to the rescue in accordance with the ethical legal. This study has been approved by the Committee of Ethics in Research of Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte (protocol number 20/03). Results: the thematic analyses revealed the existence of planning; however experienced difficulties persist for the rescue. Final considerations: we found it is a dynamic reality, fragmented by actions at the same time, absence of leaders for making decisions, besides the firefighters' feelings and expectations about the accident scenario, and in the emergency care of the victims trapped inside the wreckage resulted from a car crash.


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