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Table 2 Interventions performed

From: Are physicians required during HEMS winch rescue missions?

Physician-only intervention Number of interventions (n= 63)
Analgesia/procedural sedation  
   Intravenous ketamine 42 (66.7)
   Intravenous fentanyl 1 (1.6)
   Fascia iliaca compartment block 1 (1.6)
Airway management  
   Rapid sequence induction and intubation 4 (6.3)
   Surgical airway 1 (1.6)
Circulatory support  
   Adult intraosseous access 1 (1.6)
   Blood transfusion 2 (3.2)
Orthopaedic manipulation of joint/limb 6 (9.5)
Thoracostomy 1 (1.6)
Diagnostic ultrasound 1 (1.6)
Hypertonic saline administration 3 (4.8)
  1. Data presented as n (%).