The influence of prehospital time on trauma patients outcome: a systematic review.

  title={The influence of prehospital time on trauma patients outcome: a systematic review.},
  author={Annelieke Maria Karien Harmsen and Georgios Fredericus Giannakopoulos and Patrick R. Moerbeek and E. P. Jansma and H Jaap Bonjer and Frank W Bloemers},
  volume={46 4},
OBJECTIVE Time is considered an essential determinant in the initial care of trauma patients. Salient tenet of trauma care is the 'golden hour', the immediate time after injury when resuscitation and stabilization are perceived to be most beneficial. Several prehospital strategies exist regarding time and transport of trauma patients. Literature shows little empirical knowledge on the exact influence of prehospital times on trauma patient outcome. The objective of this study was to… CONTINUE READING
Related Discussions
This paper has been referenced on Twitter 10 times. VIEW TWEETS

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 extracted citations

Damage Control in Trauma Care

Springer International Publishing • 2018
View 8 Excerpts
Highly Influenced


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 40 references

Pre-hospital transport times and survival for Hypotensive patients with penetrating thoracic trauma

Journal of emergencies, trauma, and shock • 2013
View 4 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Does out-of-hospital EMS time affect trauma survival?

The American journal of emergency medicine • 1995
View 5 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

The effect of prehospital transport time on the mortality from traumatic injury.

Prehospital and disaster medicine • 1995
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…