Miró Ò, Hazlitt M, Escalada X, Llorens P, Gil V, Martín-Sánchez FJ, Harjola P, Rico V, Herrero-Puente P, Jacob J, Cone DC, Möckel M, Christ M, Freund Y, Di Somma S, Laribi S, Mebazaa A, Harjola VP. Effects of the intensity of prehospital treatment on short-term outcomes in patients with acute heart failure: the SEMICA-2 study. Clinical research in cardiology : official journal of the German Cardiac Society. 2018 Apr;107(107). 347-361. PMID: 29285622 [PubMed]
Little is known about treatments provided by advanced life support (ALS) ambulance teams to patients with acute heart failure (AHF) during the prehospital phase, and their influence on short-term outcome. We evaluated the effect of prehospital care in consecutive patients diagnosed with AHF in Spanish emergency departments (EDs).