• Characteristics of Children Cared for by a Physician-Staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service

    2 monthes ago - By Pediatric Emergency Care

    Objectives
    The effectiveness of Japanese helicopter emergency medical services and interventions at the scene is not clear as regard children. For effective use of HEMS at the clinical scene, we need to clarify the characteristics of pediatric patients cared for by HEMS. Therefore, the objective of this study was to describe the characteristics of pediatric scene flights and to describe the procedures performed on the patients.
    Methods
    This was a retrospective cohort study based on the database for children aged younger than 18 years who were cared for by physician-staffed HEMS of Ibaraki...
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