Torben Becker, M.D.

Torben K Becker, M.D., Ph.D., RDMS, FAWM, FAEMS

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Publications

The effects of mobile health on emergency care in low- and middle-income countries: A systematic review and narrative synthesis.
Journal of global health
2021

Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature From 2019
Academic Emergency Medicine
2021

The state of emergency medical technician education in Ghana.
African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence
2020

Risk and ROSC - Legal implications of bystander CPR.
Resuscitation
2020

Prehospital point-of-care ultrasound: A transformative technology.
SAGE open medicine
2020

Physician perception of targeted temperature management after cardiac arrest: An underappreciated barrier?
Resuscitation
2020

Patient, Neighborhood, and Spatial Determinants of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest Outcomes Throughout the Chain of Survival: A Community-Oriented Multilevel Analysis.
Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors
2020

Cardiac arrest: An interdisciplinary review of the literature from 2018.
Resuscitation
2020

Public perception towards bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Emergency medicine journal : EMJ
2019

Paramedic determination of appropriate emergency department destination.
The American journal of emergency medicine
2019

Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature from 2018.
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2019

Bystander Assistance for Trauma Victims in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review of Prevalence and Training Interventions.
Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors
2019

A case of refractory ventricular fibrillation successfully treated with low-dose esmolol.
BMJ case reports
2019

Skill and knowledge retention after training in cardiopulmonary ultrasound in Ghana: an impact assessment of bedside ultrasound training in a resource-limited setting
Emergency Medicine Journal
2018

Respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation in critically ill adults in Ghana: A prospective observational study.
African journal of emergency medicine : Revue africaine de la medecine d'urgence
2018

Performance of Prehospital Emergency Anesthesia and Airway Management. An Online Survey
Anaesthesist
2018

Parasitic infections in the intensive care unit.
Anaesthesia and intensive care
2018

Military trainees can accurately measure optic nerve sheath diameter after a brief training session.
Military Medical Research
2018

Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature From 2017.
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2018

Feasibility of Paramedic Performed Prehospital Lung Ultrasound in Medical Patients with Respiratory Distress.
Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors
2018

An assessment of ventilation and perfusion markers in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients receiving mechanical CPR with endotracheal or supraglottic airways.
Resuscitation
2018

Sustainable Resuscitation Ultrasound Education in a Low-Resource Environment: The Kumasi Experience.
The Journal of emergency medicine
2017

Novel Educational Concepts for Emergency Medicine
Notfall & Rettungsmedizin
2017

Impact of nutrition interventions on pediatric mortality and nutrition outcomes in humanitarian emergencies: A systematic review.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
2017

Global Emergency Medicine: A Review of the Literature From 2016
Academic Emergency Medicine
2017

Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) as salvage treatment for pulmonary Echinococcus granulosus infection with acute cyst rupture.
International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases
2017

Case of steroid-responsive encephalopathy from hypoglycaemia.
BMJ case reports
2017

Cardiopulmonary ultrasound for critically ill adults improves diagnostic accuracy in a resource-limited setting: the AFRICA trial.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
2017

Bystander Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation: A Civic Duty.
The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
2017

The use of portable ultrasound devices in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review of the literature.
Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH
2016

Should we resuscitate or not-that is the question!
Journal of thoracic disease
2016

Should laryngeal tubes or masks be used for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest patients?
The American journal of emergency medicine
2016

Don't forget to ventilate during cardiopulmonary resuscitation with mechanical chest compression devices.
European journal of anaesthesiology
2016

Update zur kardiopulmonalen Reanimation: Die neuen Guidelines

2015

The First Shot Is Often the Best Shot: First-Pass Intubation Success in Emergency Airway Management.
Anesthesia and analgesia
2015

Statutes Governing Physician-Staffed Emergency Medical Service Vehicle Equipment in Germany

2015

Sichere Präoxygenierung zur Atemwegssicherung bei agitierten Notfallpatienten

2015

An educational measure to significantly increase critical knowledge regarding interfacility patient transfers.
Prehospital and disaster medicine
2015

A case of lithium toxicity with significant QT interval prolongatio
Notfall & Rettungsmedizin
2015

A WINning Technique: The Wire-in-Needle Feasibility Study.
The Journal of emergency medicine
2015

Global emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2014
Academic Emergency Medicine
2015

Global emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2013
Academic Emergency Medicine
2014

Society for Academic Emergency Medicine's Global Emergency Medicine Academy: global health elective code of conduct.
Academic emergency medicine : official journal of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
2013

Prehospital airway management for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest.
JAMA
2013

Ethical challenges in Emergency Medical Services: controversies and recommendations.
Prehospital and disaster medicine
2013

Global Emergency Medicine: a review of the literature from 2012
Academic Emergency Medicine
2013

Global emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2011
Academic Emergency Medicine
2012

Experiences with a PDA-based documentation system in clinical research.
Journal of medical systems
2012

International emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2009
Academic Emergency Medicine
2011

International emergency medicine: a review of the literature from 2010
Academic Emergency Medicine
2011

Drug-induced QT interval prolongation in cancer patients

2010

Introduction of a treatment algorithm can improve the early management of emergency patients in the resuscitation room.
Resuscitation
2007

Research Interests

A list of my peer-reviewed publications is available here:
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/myncbi/1DSdfkrHUNs5M/bibliography/public/