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2020 Aug 20

Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med



Prehospital management of burns requiring specialized burn centre evaluation: a single physician-based emergency medical service experience.


Maudet L, Pasquier M, Pantet O, Albrecht R, Carron P-N
Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2020 Aug 20; 28(1):84.
PMID: 32819398.


Emergency medical services regularly encounter severe burns. As standards of care are relatively well-established regarding their hospital management, prehospital care is comparatively poorly defined. The aim of this study was to describe burned patients taken care of by our physician-staffed emergency medical service (PEMS).