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      Atendimento pré-hospitalar à múltiplas vítimas com trauma simulado Translated title: Prehospital care to trauma victmis with multiple simulated


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          OBJETIVO: Analisar a qualidade do atendimento pré-hospitalar realizado pelas agências em Vitória-ES. MÉTODOS: Estudo retrospectivo realizado nos arquivos da Liga Acadêmica de Cirurgia e Atendimento ao Trauma do Espírito Santo (Lacates) dos dados de 40 vítimas de um acidente simulado entre um ônibus e dois automóveis. Os pacientes foram assistidos por quatro equipes: Corpo de Bombeiro Militar do Espírito Santo, Samu 192, Guarda Municipal e Defesa Civil. A atuação dessas equipes foi avaliada pela Lacates, através da análise do check-list com orientações pré-estabelecidas para cada vítima. RESULTADO: O Corpo de Bombeiros Militar do Espírito Santo (CBMES), que desencarcerou as vítimas, delimitou as zonas de perigo e realizou a triagem pelo método START atuou corretamente em 92,5% dos casos. O Samu 192 que atendeu as vítimas pelo método mnemônico (ABCDE) no posto médico avançado agiu corretamente em 92,5% dos casos, no quesito Via Aérea; 97,5%, no Respiração; 92,5%, no Circulação; 90%, no Avaliação Neurológica; e 50%, no Exposição e Controle do Ambiente. A análise conjunta do ABCDE mostrou que o atendimento foi correto em 42,5% dos casos. O transporte dos pacientes foi realizado corretamente em 95% dos casos. A Guarda Municipal garantiu a perviedade das avenidas para transporte dos pacientes, e a Defesa Civil coordenou eficazmente o trabalho das equipes envolvidas no posto de comando. CONCLUSÃO: A triagem e o transporte foram executados satisfatoriamente, entretanto, maior atenção deve ser dada à exposição e proteção contra hipotermia das vítimas, já que esse item comprometeu o tratamento.

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          OBJECTIVE: To assess the quality of prehospital care agencies conducted in Vitória, capital of Espírito Santo State, Brazil. METHODS: We conducted a retrospective study in the archives of the League of Academic Surgery and Trauma Care of Espírito Santo (Lacates) regarding 40 victims of a simulated crash between a bus and two cars. The patients were treated by four teams: Military Fire Department of Espírito Santo, Samu 192, County Guard and Civil Defense. The performance of these teams was evaluated by Lacates, through analysis of a check-list with pre-established guidelines for each victim. RESULT: The Fire Department of Espírito Santo (CBMES), which extricated victims, outlined the danger zones and carried out the screening by the method START, acted correctly in 92.5% of cases. The Samu 192 victims, which attended victims by the mnemonic method (ABCDE) in medical outposts, acted correctly in 92.5% of cases in the category Airway; 97.5% in breathing, 92.5% in circulation, 90% in Neurological Assessment, and 50% in the Exhibition and Environmental Control. The analysis showed that the ABCDE care was correct in 42.5% of cases. The transport of patients was performed correctly in 95% of cases. The County Guard secured the patency of the avenues for transportation of patients and Civil Defense successfully coordinated the work of teams involved in the command post. CONCLUSION: The triage and transport of victims have been performed satisfactorily. However, more attention should be given to exposure and hypothermia protection of victims, since this item compromised treatment.

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                Revista do Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões
                Rev. Col. Bras. Cir.
                Colégio Brasileiro de Cirurgiões (Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil )
                June 2012
                : 39
                : 3
                : 230-237
                [01] ES orgnamePronto-Socorro do Hospital da Polícia Militar do Espírito Santo BR
                [02] ES orgnamePronto-Socorro da Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória
                [03] orgnameHospital da Polícia Militar do Espírito Santo orgdiv1Centro de Tratamento Intensivo
                [04] orgnameHospital Santa Casa de Misericórdia de Campinas
                [05] ES orgnameSanta Casa de Misericórdia de Vitória
                [06] orgnameLiga Acadêmica de Cirurgia e Atendimento ao Trauma do Espírito Santo
                S0100-69912012000300013 S0100-6991(12)03900313

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                : 15 April 2011
                : 15 February 2011
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                Incidents with mass casualties,Wounds and injuries,Simulation,Gestão de qualidade,Serviços pré-hospitalares,Incidentes com feridos em massa,Ferimentos e lesões,Simulação,Quality management,Pre-hospital services


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