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MEDICAL / Anesthesiology
Acute heat illnesses
Suspect always heatstroke when physical activity is accompanied by hot skin, altered consciousnes...
Adder (Vipera berus) bite
An adder bite may be dangerous to a child. If a bite is suspected refer the child to a hospital.M...
Airway management in an emergency
Bag-mask ventilation is the most important skill to possess when a patient’s respiratory fu...
Adrenaline should be given as soon as possible intramuscularly in reactions suspected to be anaph...
Blood gas analysis and acid-base balance
The blood specimen should be examined as soon as possible after sampling
The death of a person refers to the permanent cessation of all integrated brain function. Brain d...
Carbon monoxide poisoning
A patient with unexplained headache, fatigue (disturbed consciousness), nausea and vomiting may h...
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR)
A sudden collapse characterised by loss of consciousness, unresponsiveness, convulsions, loss of ...
The principal treatment responsibility of pain patients lies with the primary health care. Specia...
Foreign body in the respiratory passages
Personnel at emergency telephone service and health care facilities should know simple measures t...
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT)
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) involves breathing 100% oxygen in a treatment chamber where the ...
Hyponatraemia and hypernatraemia
In hyponatraemia, the concentration of sodium in the plasma decreases to below 135 mmol/l, and th...
Lumbar puncture, examination of cerebrospinal fluid and findings
A general practitioner usually has to perform a lumbar puncture only in an emergency setting.
Prehospital emergency care
Initially evaluate the patient's level of consciousness on a scale awake / arousable / unarou...
Whether an operation is necessary is assessed on the grounds how decisively it is expected to imp...
Hypoxaemia is common, difficult to detect and deleterious. An experienced clinician can detect hy...
Respiratory failure usually means disturbance in gas exchange between ambient air and arterial bl...
Treatment of acute exacerbation of asthma
The patient, family members, and the physician often underestimate the severity of an acute exace...
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