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Toxicology, emergency, prehospital, mass gathering

K Suy, F Gijsenbergh, L Baute
The Thunderdome-party was a mass gathering of 14000 young people. Many of them were under influence of drugs (amphetamine and ecstasy (MDMA)). The organization of on-site emergency medical assistance was essential in order to avoid overload at the local emergency department and to avoid a disequilibrium of the local emergency medical system, the 'call 100' system in Belgium. The benefit of a prehospital medical team at the event is illustrated by the description of the population treated on-site. Toxicological screening of blood and urine was not necessary to safely treat drug intoxication during the Thunderdome-party...
September 1999: European Journal of Emergency Medicine: Official Journal of the European Society for Emergency Medicine
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