Introduction to retrieval medicine

Retrieval medicine is the term used to indicate the use of an expert team to assess, stabilise and transport patients with severe injury or critical illness1

1. Shirley PJ, Hearns S. Retrieval medicine: a review and guide for UK practitioners. Part 1: clinical guidelines and evidence base. Emerg Med J. 2006 Dec;23(12):937-42
Full text access to this UK article introducing retrieval medicine

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