Swiss multidisciplinary and multilingual experience of the Advanced Trauma Life Support course: lessons for Europe

Maeder, Monika Brodmann; Germann, Sandra; Banz, Vanessa M; Amsler, Felix; Driscoll, Peter; Zimmermann, Heinz; Exadaktylos, Aristomenis K (2012). Swiss multidisciplinary and multilingual experience of the Advanced Trauma Life Support course: lessons for Europe. European journal of emergency medicine, 19(4), pp. 220-5. London: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins 10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32834b0098

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Courses in the Advanced Trauma Life Support are a well-accepted concept throughout the world for training in the emergency treatment of polytraumatized patients. Switzerland, a multilingual country with a long tradition of multidisciplinary collaboration in trauma care, introduced its first student courses in 1998. Unlike some countries where the courses are attended only by surgeons, instructors and students in Switzerland include surgeons, anaesthetists and physicians from other specialties.

Item Type:

Journal Article (Original Article)

Division/Institute:

04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Gastro-intestinal, Liver and Lung Disorders (DMLL) > Clinic of Visceral Surgery and Medicine > Visceral Surgery
04 Faculty of Medicine > Department of Intensive Care, Emergency Medicine and Anaesthesiology (DINA) > University Emergency Center

UniBE Contributor:

Banz, Vanessa Martine; Zimmermann, Heinz and Exadaktylos, Aristomenis Konstantinos

ISSN:

0969-9546

Publisher:

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Language:

English

Submitter:

Factscience Import

Date Deposited:

04 Oct 2013 14:23

Last Modified:

06 Dec 2013 13:28

Publisher DOI:

10.1097/MEJ.0b013e32834b0098

PubMed ID:

21915054

Web of Science ID:

000305896600004

URI:

https://boris.unibe.ch/id/eprint/7837 (FactScience: 213186)

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