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Francis Wattel, François Dubois
In France, acute life-threatening situations are handled by the French Secours a Personne (assistance to persons) and emergency medical facilities. An unequivocal success, this early management of life-threatening emergency situations relies upon centralized call reception, medical dispatching, and immediate on-site emergency medical care. We describe the different emergency care providers and steps involved in the response to emergency situations. Each call centre (Samu, phone number 15; Sapeurs-Pompiers, 18) provides a response tailored to the nature of incoming calls for assistance...
April 2012: Bulletin de L'Académie Nationale de Médecine
Anke Schuurhuis, Frans J M E Roumen, Josien B de Boer et al.
The basic principle of the practice guideline 'Pharmaceutical pain treatment during labour' is that during labour every woman can have adequate pain treatment at her request. Most women experience severe pain during labour, but retrospective satisfaction also depends on the support of care-givers and on the extent to which the woman was involved in decisions relating to her situation. A number of medical indications require good pain management. Epidural analgesia is the safest and most effective method, preferably as patient-controlled analgesia (PCA)...
2009: Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde
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November 30, 2004: Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift
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February 2000: European Journal of Anaesthesiology
L Campan
Up until 1974 & 1975, Anesthesiologie observed with a certain reserve progress, which was nevertheless spectacular, in the physiological aspects of pain. The fundamental theory of the inhibition of small algophoric fibres by large fibres (NOOR-DENBOS, 1959), the striking theory of spinal control (WALL and MELZACK, 1965) and even the detection of morphine receptors at the same time paradoxically were associated with little enthusiasm here with only a minimum of mention in the journals. Why this lack of enthusiasm? Undoubtedly because new theories remain speculative when viewed from our own standpoint...
1978: Annales de L'anesthésiologie Française
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