Affiliation: University of Arizona
- Rapid process redesign in a university-based emergency department: decreasing waiting time intervals and improving patient satisfactionDaniel W Spaite
Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, The Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724 5057, USA
Ann Emerg Med 39:168-77. 2002..With these in place, a process improvement team approach for evaluating and redesigning the patient care system can be successful...
- Statewide regionalization of postarrest care for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: association with survival and neurologic outcomeDaniel W Spaite
Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Sarver Heart Center, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ Electronic address
Ann Emerg Med 64:496-506.e1. 2014..Our hypothesis is that statewide regionalization of postarrest interventions, combined with emergency medical services (EMS) triage bypass, is associated with improved survival and neurologic outcome...
- Increasing paramedics' comfort and knowledge about children with special health care needsD W Spaite
Arizona Emergency Medicine Research Center, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson 85724, USA
Am J Emerg Med 18:747-52. 2000..01). Comfort was significantly higher for standard pediatric skills than for specialized management skills. Completion of the self-study program was associated with an increase in comfort and knowledge, but there was some decay over time...
- The impact of prehospital transport interval on survival in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: implications for regionalization of post-resuscitation careDaniel W Spaite
Arizona Resuscitation Research Institute, Department of Emergency Medicine, College of Medicine, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85724, USA
Resuscitation 79:61-6. 2008..Thus, transporting patients with return of spontaneous circulation (ROSC) to specialized facilities may increase survival rates. However, it is unknown whether prolonging transport to reach a designated facility would be detrimental...