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Prehospital interventions for penetrating trauma victims: a prospective comparison between Advanced Life Support and Basic Life Support.

Seamon MJ, Doane SM, Gaughan JP, Kulp H, D'Andrea AP, Pathak AS, Santora TA, Goldberg AJ, Wydro GC.

Source‎: Injury 2013;44(5):634-8.

Indexed‎: PubMed 23391450

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.injury.2012.12.020

Is advanced life support better than basic life support in prehospital care? A systematic review.

Ryynänen OP, Iirola T, Reitala J, Pälve H, Malmivaara A.

Source‎: Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 2010;18:62.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21092256

DOI‎: 10.1186/1757-7241-18-62

Scoop and run to the trauma center or stay and play at the local hospital: hospital transfer's effect on mortality.

Nirula R, Maier R, Moore E, Sperry J, Gentilello L.

Source‎: J Trauma 2010;69(3):595-601.

Indexed‎: PubMed 20838131

DOI‎: 10.1097/TA.0b013e3181ee6e32

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