Stefek Grmec

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Country: Slovenia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does the Mainz Emergency Evaluation Scoring (MEES) in combination with capnometry (MEESc) help in the prognosis of outcome from cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a prehospital setting?
    Stefek Grmec
    The Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor Prehospital Unit, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Resuscitation 58:89-96. 2003
  2. pmc A treatment protocol including vasopressin and hydroxyethyl starch solution is associated with increased rate of return of spontaneous circulation in blunt trauma patients with pulseless electrical activity
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 1:311-6. 2008
  3. pmc Partial pressure of end-tidal carbon dioxide successful predicts cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the field: a prospective observational study
    Miran Kolar
    Medikmiko General Practice, Gregorciceva, 3000 Celje, Slovenia
    Crit Care 12:R115. 2008
  4. pmc Impact of additional module training on the level of basic life support knowledge of first year students at the University of Maribor
    Damjan Lešnik
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 4:16. 2011
  5. pmc Comparison of the characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from out-of-hospital primary cardiac arrest and drowning victims in cardiac arrest
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 2:7-12. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three different methods to confirm tracheal tube placement in emergency intubation
    Stefek Grmec
    Emergency Medical Service Prehospital unit, Ljubljanska 5, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
    Intensive Care Med 28:701-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Utstein style analysis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest--bystander CPR and end expired carbon dioxide
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Resuscitation 72:404-14. 2007
  8. pmc The dynamic pattern of end-tidal carbon dioxide during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: difference between asphyxial cardiac arrest and ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest
    Katja Lah
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Cesta proletarskih brigad 21, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 15:R13. 2011
  9. pmc Capnometry in suspected pulmonary embolism with positive D-dimer in the field
    Tadeja Hernja Rumpf
    University Clinical Centre Maribor, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 13:R196. 2009
  10. pmc Vasopressin improves outcome in out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation of ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia: a observational cohort study
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 10:R13. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Does the Mainz Emergency Evaluation Scoring (MEES) in combination with capnometry (MEESc) help in the prognosis of outcome from cardiopulmonary resuscitation in a prehospital setting?
    Stefek Grmec
    The Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor Prehospital Unit, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Resuscitation 58:89-96. 2003
    ..We also must not forget the fact that prehospital use of the improved MEESc system enabled more efficient communication between the prehospital and hospital setting...
  2. pmc A treatment protocol including vasopressin and hydroxyethyl starch solution is associated with increased rate of return of spontaneous circulation in blunt trauma patients with pulseless electrical activity
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 1:311-6. 2008
    ..Vasopressin might be potentially lifesaving in blunt trauma cardiac arrest compared to standard treatment with epinephrine...
  3. pmc Partial pressure of end-tidal carbon dioxide successful predicts cardiopulmonary resuscitation in the field: a prospective observational study
    Miran Kolar
    Medikmiko General Practice, Gregorciceva, 3000 Celje, Slovenia
    Crit Care 12:R115. 2008
    ....
  4. pmc Impact of additional module training on the level of basic life support knowledge of first year students at the University of Maribor
    Damjan Lešnik
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 4:16. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. pmc Comparison of the characteristics and outcome among patients suffering from out-of-hospital primary cardiac arrest and drowning victims in cardiac arrest
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Int J Emerg Med 2:7-12. 2009
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Comparison of three different methods to confirm tracheal tube placement in emergency intubation
    Stefek Grmec
    Emergency Medical Service Prehospital unit, Ljubljanska 5, Maribor 2000, Slovenia
    Intensive Care Med 28:701-4. 2002
    ..The aim of our study was to compare three different methods for immediate confirmation of tube placement: auscultation, capnometry and capnography in emergency conditions in the prehospital setting...
  7. ncbi request reprint Utstein style analysis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest--bystander CPR and end expired carbon dioxide
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Resuscitation 72:404-14. 2007
    ....
  8. pmc The dynamic pattern of end-tidal carbon dioxide during cardiopulmonary resuscitation: difference between asphyxial cardiac arrest and ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest
    Katja Lah
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Cesta proletarskih brigad 21, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 15:R13. 2011
    ..In this study we sought to evaluate the pattern of PetCO2 changes in cardiac arrest caused by VF/VT and asphyxial cardiac arrest in patients who were resuscitated according to new 2005 guidelines...
  9. pmc Capnometry in suspected pulmonary embolism with positive D-dimer in the field
    Tadeja Hernja Rumpf
    University Clinical Centre Maribor, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 13:R196. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine the effectiveness of combination of clinical probability and end-tidal carbon dioxide (PetCO2) for evaluation of suspected PE with abnormal concentrations of D-dimer in prehospital emergency setting...
  10. pmc Vasopressin improves outcome in out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation of ventricular fibrillation and pulseless ventricular tachycardia: a observational cohort study
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, University of Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 10:R13. 2006
    ..Current guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation recommend the use of adrenaline (epinephrine), with vasopressin considered only as a secondary option because of limited clinical data...
  11. pmc Effects of epinephrine and vasopressin on end-tidal carbon dioxide tension and mean arterial blood pressure in out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation: an observational study
    Stefan Mally
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Ljubljanska 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 11:R39. 2007
    ....
  12. pmc Combination of lung ultrasound (a comet-tail sign) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in differentiating acute heart failure from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and asthma as cause of acute dyspnea in prehospital emergency setting
    Gregor Prosen
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 15:R114. 2011
    ....
  13. pmc Combination of quantitative capnometry, N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide, and clinical assessment in differentiating acute heart failure from pulmonary disease as cause of acute dyspnea in pre-hospital emergency setting: study of diagnostic accura
    Petra Klemen
    Center for Emergency Medicine, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Croat Med J 50:133-42. 2009
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint [Is the Mainz Emergency Evaluation Scoring system (MEES) in combination with capnometry (MEESc) useful in prehospital prediction of outcome in trauma with ISS > 14?]
    Stefek Grmec
    Centar za hitnu medicinsku pomoć, Maribor, Maribor, Slovenija
    Acta Med Croatica 61:195-200. 2007
    ..We present an improved Mainz Emergency Evaluation Scoring system (MEES) in combination with capnometry (MEESc). MEESc is a new scoring system...
  15. doi request reprint Erythropoietin facilitates the return of spontaneous circulation and survival in victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Health Center Maribor, Slovenia
    Resuscitation 80:631-7. 2009
    ..In a rat model of ventricular fibrillation, erythropoietin preserved myocardial compliance enabling hemodynamically more effective CPR...
  16. ncbi request reprint Emergency medicine in Slovenia--emergency center, prehospital emergency medicine and academic emergency medicine
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Lijec Vjesn 131:16-20. 2009
    ..The integrative model have one in-door for emergency patients, mobility ofprehospital emergency physicians, a nurse-driven triage system and support of primary care physicians as gatekeepers...
  17. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound, new strategy, new pharmacological approach and clinical research priorities for cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Lijec Vjesn 131:55-7. 2009
    ..We compared some of them with the clinical trials in cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor...
  18. pmc Difference in end-tidal CO2 between asphyxia cardiac arrest and ventricular fibrillation/pulseless ventricular tachycardia cardiac arrest in the prehospital setting
    Stefek Grmec
    Center of Emergency Medicine, Prehospital Unit Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 7:R139-44. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to compare the initial PetCO2 and the PetCO2 after 1 min during CPR in asphyxial cardiac arrest versus primary cardiac arrest...
  19. pmc The effect of carbon dioxide on near-death experiences in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors: a prospective observational study
    Zalika Klemenc-Ketis
    Department of Family Medicine, Medical School, University of Maribor, Slomskov trg 15, Maribor, Slovenia
    Crit Care 14:R56. 2010
    ..In this study, we investigated the effect of partial pressures of O2 and CO2, and serum levels of Na and K on the occurrence of NDEs in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survivors...
  20. doi request reprint Intelligent analysis in predicting outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Miljenko Krizmaric
    Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Maribor, Zitna 15, Maribor, Slovenia
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 95:S22-32. 2009
    ..It has been shown that machine learning methods can provide an efficient way to detect important prognostic factors upon which further emergency unit actions are based...
  21. ncbi request reprint [The scientific and research approach to prehospital emergency medicine]
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Lijec Vjesn 129:150-2. 2007
  22. ncbi request reprint Glasgow Coma Scale score and QTc interval in the prognosis of organophosphate poisoning
    Stefek Grmec
    Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Maribor, Slovenia
    Acad Emerg Med 11:925-30. 2004
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary thromboembolism presenting as epileptiform generalized seizure
    Dejan Kupnik
    The Center for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Prehospital Unit, Ulica talcev 9, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
    Eur J Emerg Med 11:346-7. 2004
    ..The former showed lower than normal end-tidal carbon dioxide pressure values, and a value of the latter proved to be highly pathological. In the intensive care unit the diagnosis of massive pulmonary thromboembolism was confirmed...
  24. ncbi request reprint Emergency ultrasound in prehospital setting
    Stefek Grmec
    Centre for Emergency Medicine Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Maribor, Faculty of Health Sciences University of Maribor, Medical Faculty University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Lijec Vjesn 129:123-5. 2007
  25. ncbi request reprint Is there a place for vasopressin in cardiopulmonary resuscitation?
    Stefan Mally
    Resuscitation 78:97; discussion 97-8. 2008