Reference : A-t-on evalue l'interet du SAMU?
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Human health sciences : General & internal medicine
A-t-on evalue l'interet du SAMU?
[en] The Value of Mobile Intensive Care Unit (Micu): Does It Remain to Be Proven?
Bodson, Lucien mailto [Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Liège - CHU > > Urgences >]
Grenade, J. [> > > >]
Micheels, Jean mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département des sciences de la santé publique > Département des sciences de la santé publique >]
D'Orio, Vincenzo mailto [Université de Liège - ULiège > Département des sciences cliniques > Médecine d'urgence - bioch. et phys. hum. normales et path.]
Revue Médicale de Liège
5-6, May-Jun
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[en] Recent international guidelines about emergency situations (ILCOR / ERC) pointed to the need of the whole "chain of survival". ALS, Advanced Life Support (the last and "medical" part of the chain ) is important and influences survival rate. If no doubt exists about "what" and "when" to do in such situations, there is no consensus in industrialized countries about "who" should be in charge of such out-of-hospital acute diagnosis and treatment: emergency physicians, emergency nurses, emergency medical technicians (EMT), other "new" professionals ? ... A description of the MICU system in Belgium is given.

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