Initial assessment and treatment with the Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach

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Initial assessment and treatment with the Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach. / Thim, Troels; Krarup, Niels Henrik Vinther; Grove, Erik Lerkevang; Rohde, Claus Valter; Løfgren, Bo.

In: International Journal of General Medicine, Vol. 5, 2012, p. 117-21.

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title = "Initial assessment and treatment with the Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach",
abstract = "The Airway, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure (ABCDE) approach is applicable in all clinical emergencies for immediate assessment and treatment. The approach is widely accepted by experts in emergency medicine and likely improves outcomes by helping health care professionals focusing on the most life-threatening clinical problems. In an acute setting, high-quality ABCDE skills among all treating team members can save valuable time and improve team performance. Dissemination of knowledge and skills related to the ABCDE approach are therefore needed. This paper offers a practical {"}how-to{"} description of the ABCDE approach.",
author = "Troels Thim and Krarup, {Niels Henrik Vinther} and Grove, {Erik Lerkevang} and Rohde, {Claus Valter} and Bo L{\o}fgren",
year = "2012",
doi = "10.2147/IJGM.S28478",
language = "English",
volume = "5",
pages = "117--21",
journal = "International Journal of General Medicine",
issn = "1178-7074",
publisher = "Dove Medical Press Ltd.(Dovepress)",

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AU - Løfgren, Bo

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