FinnHEMS Research and Development Unit publications:

Pappinen J, Olkinuora A, Laukkanen-Nevala P. Defining a mission-based method to determine a HEMS unit’s actual service area. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2019;27:63.

Tønsager, K., Rehn, M., Ringdal, K. G., Lossius, H. M., Virkkunen, I., Østerås, Ø., Røislien, J., Krüger, A. J. (2019). Collecting core data in physician-staffed pre-hospital helicopter emergency medical services using a consensus-based template: international multicentre feasibility study in Finland and Norway. BMC health services research, 19(1), 151.

Jousi M, Skrifvars MB, Nelskylä A, Ristagno G, Schramko A, Nurmi J. Point-of-care laboratory analyses of intraosseous, arterial and central venous samples during experimental cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Resuscitation 2019; 137:124-132.

Pulkkinen I, Pirnes J, Rissanen A, Laukkanen-Nevala P. Impact of icing weather conditions on the patients in helicopter emergency medical service: a prospective study from Northern Finland. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (2019) 27:13.

Pakkanen T, Nurmi J, Huhtala H, Silfvast T. Prehospital on-scene anaesthetist treating severe traumatic brain injury patients is associated with lower mortality and better neurological outcome. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine 2019;27(1):9.

Saarinen, Sini (2018). Pulseless Electrical Activity : Treatment during and after cardiopulmonary resuscitation and patient survival. Unigrafia, Helsinki.

Saarinen S, Salo A, Boyd J, Laukkanen-Nevala P, Silfvast C, Virkkunen I, Silfvast T. Factors determining level of hospital care and its association with outcome after resuscitation from pre-hospital pulseless electrical activity. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (2018) 26:98.

Jousi M, Laukkanen-Nevala P., Nurmi J. Analysing blood from intraosseous access: a systematic review. Eur J Emerg Med. 2018 Aug 17. doi: 10.1097/MEJ.0000000000000569. [Epub ahead of print].

Uusitalo, J. (2018). Protecting Economic Interests or the Right to Life? Perception of the European Court of Justice on Emergency Medical Services1, Baltic Journal of European Studies, 8(1), 197-209.

Ångerman S, Länkimäki S, Neuvonen N, Kirves H, Nurmi J. Prospective pilot study of cerebral near infrared spectroscopy monitoring during pre‐hospital anaesthesia. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2018; 62: 11391145.

Setälä P, Hellevuo H, Huhtala H, Kämäräinen A, Tirkkonen J, Hoppu S. Risk factors for cardiopulmonary resuscitation‐related injuries sustained during out‐of‐hospital cardiac arrests. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2018; 62: 12901296.

Kangasniemi H, Setälä P, Huhtala H, Kämäräinen, A, Virkkunen I, Jämsen E, Yli-Hankala A, Hoppu S. Out‐of‐hospital cardiac arrests in nursing homes and primary care facilities in Pirkanmaa, Finland. Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2018; 62: 12971303.

Setälä PA, Virkkunen IT, Kämäräinen AJ, Huhtala HSA, Virta JS, Yli-Hankala AM, Hoppu SE . End-tidal carbon dioxide output in manual cardiopulmonary resuscitation versus active compression-decompression device during prehospital quality controlled resuscitation: a case series study. 

Pappinen J, Laukkanen-Nevala P, Mäntyselkä P, Kurola J. Development and implementation of a geographical area categorisation method with targeted performance indicators for nationwide EMS in Finland. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine (2018) 26:41.

Ångerman, S. , Kirves, H. and Nurmi, J. A before‐and‐after observational study of a protocol for use of the C‐MAC videolaryngoscope with a Frova introducer in pre‐hospital rapid sequence intubation. Anaesthesia, (2018) 73: 348-355.

Jousi M, Saikko S, Nurmi, J. Intraosseous blood samples for point-of- care analysis: agreement between intraosseous and arterial analyses. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, (2017) 25:92.

Pakkanen T, Kämäräinen A, Huhtala H, Silfvast T, Nurmi J, Virkkunen I, Yli-Hankala A. Physician-staffed helicopter emergency medical service has a beneficial impact on the incidence of prehospital hypoxia and secured airways on patients with severe traumatic brain injury. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, (2017) 25:94.

Setälä P, Hoppu S, Virkkunen I, Kämäräinen A. Assessment of futility in out-of- hospital cardiac arrest. Acta Anaesthesiologica Scandinavica, 2017;61:10.

Ilkka L, Kurola J, Pappinen J. Ohje ensihoitopalvelujen palvelutasopäätöksen laatimiseksi. Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriön raportteja ja julkaisuja, 2017:14.

Kurola J, Ilkka L, Ekstrand A, Laukkanen-Nevala P, Olkinuora A, Pappinen J, Riihimäki J, Silfvast T, Virkkunen I. Loppuraportti: Valtakunnallinen selvitys ensihoitopalvelun toiminnasta. Sosiaali- ja terveysministeriön raportteja ja julkaisuja, 2016:67.

Kauppila T, Virta J, Lindgren L, Virkkunen I, Kämäräinen A. Alcohol use in the prehospital setting: a diagnostic challenge in patients treated by a physician staffed mobile intensive care unit. SpringerPlus, (2016) 5:1247.

Pakkanen T, Virkkunen I, Kämäräinen A, Huhtala H, Silfvast T, Virta J, Randell T, Yli-Hankala A. Pre-hospital severe traumatic brain injury – comparison of outcome in paramedic versus physician staffed emergency medical services. Scandinavian Journal of Trauma, Resuscitation and Emergency Medicine, (2016) 24:62.

Raatiniemi, Lasse (2016): Major trauma in Northern Finland. Acta Universitatis Ouluensis. D, Medica.