The Head Injury Retrieval Trial (HIRT): a single-centre randomised controlled trial of physician prehospital management of severe blunt head injury compared with management by paramedics only

@inproceedings{Garner2015TheHI,
  title={The Head Injury Retrieval Trial (HIRT): a single-centre randomised controlled trial of physician prehospital management of severe blunt head injury compared with management by paramedics only},
  author={Alan Garner and Kristy Pamela Mann and Michael R Fearnside and Elwyn Poynter and Val Gebski},
  booktitle={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Advanced prehospital interventions for severe brain injury remains controversial. No previous randomised trial has been conducted to evaluate additional physician intervention compared with paramedic only care. METHODS Participants in this prospective, randomised controlled trial were adult patients with blunt trauma with either a scene GCS… CONTINUE READING

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