Håkon Bjorheim Abrahamsen

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BACKGROUND Human error and deficient non-technical skills (NTSs) among providers of ALS in helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) is a threat to patient and operational safety. Skills can be improved through simulation-based training and assessment. OBJECTIVE To document the current level of simulation-based training and assessment of seven generic(More)
BACKGROUND Major incidents are complex, dynamic and bewildering task environments characterised by simultaneous, rapidly changing events, uncertainty and ill-structured problems. Efficient management, communication, decision-making and allocation of scarce medical resources at the chaotic scene of a major incident is challenging and often relies on sparse(More)
I1 Trauma, Pre-hospital and Cardiac Arrest Care 2015 Pascale Avery, Leopold Salm, Flora Bird The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London, UK; The Royal London Hospital, London, UK; The Royal Free Hospital, London, UK Correspondence: Pascale Avery (pascaleavery@live.co.uk) – The Royal Marsden Hospital, Chelsea, London, UK Scandinavian Journal of Trauma,(More)
Background Situation assessment and decision-making is challenging in the complex task environment of pre-hospital critical care. Human attention is a limited resource, critical information is often missing and cues in the situation may be misinterpreted, misdiagnosed or ignored. We evaluated the feasibility of using a remotely piloted unmanned aerial(More)
Background Every year 150 persons are killed by avalanches in North America and Europe. Search for victims is resourceintensive and time consuming to do if the avalanche spans a large geographical area in rough terrain. Survival decreases rapidly with time to extrication. More than half of avalanche victims are partial buried and visible on the surface. The(More)
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