ambulances

Summary

Summary: A vehicle equipped for transporting patients in need of emergency care.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Decontamination of rooms, medical equipment and ambulances using an aerosol of hydrogen peroxide disinfectant
    B M Andersen
    Department of Hospital Infection, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hosp Infect 62:149-55. 2006
  2. doi Technical and organisational feasibility of a multifunctional telemedicine system in an emergency medical service - an observational study
    Sebastian Bergrath
    Emergency Medical Care Section, Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Telemed Telecare 17:371-7. 2011
  3. pmc Retention of information by emergency department staff at ambulance handover: do standardised approaches work?
    Rhiannon Talbot
    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Emerg Med J 24:539-42. 2007
  4. doi Caring assessment in the Swedish ambulance services relieves suffering and enables safe decisions
    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström
    School of Health Sciences, PreHospen, University of Borås, The Prehospital Research Centre of Western Sweden, SE 501 90 Borås, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 19:113-9. 2011
  5. pmc On-scene alternatives for emergency ambulance crews attending patients who do not need to travel to the accident and emergency department: a review of the literature
    H A Snooks
    Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:212-5. 2004
  6. pmc Acute and chronic job stressors among ambulance personnel: predictors of health symptoms
    E van der Ploeg
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i40-6. 2003
  7. ncbi Ambulance stretcher adverse events
    H E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:213-6. 2009
  8. ncbi Temperature related mortality and ambulance service interventions during the heat waves of 2003 in Ticino (Switzerland)
    Bernard Cerutti
    Department of Public Health and Social Welfare, Bellinzona
    Soz Praventivmed 51:185-93. 2006
  9. doi Bacterial pathogens in ambulances: results of unannounced sample collection
    Donald W Alves
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Special Operations, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:218-24. 2008
  10. ncbi No time to spare: improving access to trauma care
    Charles C Branas
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 11:1-4. 2005

Detail Information

Publications285 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Decontamination of rooms, medical equipment and ambulances using an aerosol of hydrogen peroxide disinfectant
    B M Andersen
    Department of Hospital Infection, Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Hosp Infect 62:149-55. 2006
    ..providing a dry fume of 5% hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)) disinfectant was tested for decontamination of rooms, ambulances and different types of medical equipment...
  2. doi Technical and organisational feasibility of a multifunctional telemedicine system in an emergency medical service - an observational study
    Sebastian Bergrath
    Emergency Medical Care Section, Department of Anaesthesiology, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    J Telemed Telecare 17:371-7. 2011
    ..Use of the telemedical system in EMS is feasible and the quality of the transmitted images and video was satisfactory. However, technical reliability and availability need to be improved prior to routine use...
  3. pmc Retention of information by emergency department staff at ambulance handover: do standardised approaches work?
    Rhiannon Talbot
    Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK
    Emerg Med J 24:539-42. 2007
    ..Important information may be lost after the ambulance crew leaves...
  4. doi Caring assessment in the Swedish ambulance services relieves suffering and enables safe decisions
    Birgitta Wireklint Sundström
    School of Health Sciences, PreHospen, University of Borås, The Prehospital Research Centre of Western Sweden, SE 501 90 Borås, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 19:113-9. 2011
    ..Therefore, the inclusion of the patient perspective relieves suffering and enables more safe decisions...
  5. pmc On-scene alternatives for emergency ambulance crews attending patients who do not need to travel to the accident and emergency department: a review of the literature
    H A Snooks
    Clinical School, University of Wales Swansea, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:212-5. 2004
    ..Robust research evidence concerning alternatives to current emergency care models is needed urgently to inform service and practice development...
  6. pmc Acute and chronic job stressors among ambulance personnel: predictors of health symptoms
    E van der Ploeg
    Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands Department of Clinical Psychology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
    Occup Environ Med 60:i40-6. 2003
    ..To predict symptomatology (post-traumatic distress, fatigue, and burnout) due to acute and chronic work related stressors among ambulance personnel...
  7. ncbi Ambulance stretcher adverse events
    H E Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia 15213, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:213-6. 2009
    ..Ambulance personnel use wheeled stretchers for moving patients in the out-of-hospital setting. The nature of adverse events and associated injuries occurring during ambulance stretcher operation was characterised...
  8. ncbi Temperature related mortality and ambulance service interventions during the heat waves of 2003 in Ticino (Switzerland)
    Bernard Cerutti
    Department of Public Health and Social Welfare, Bellinzona
    Soz Praventivmed 51:185-93. 2006
    ..This study investigates a potential increase in mortality and in the demand for ambulance emergency services among the elderly in particular, in Ticino in the summer of 2003...
  9. doi Bacterial pathogens in ambulances: results of unannounced sample collection
    Donald W Alves
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Special Operations, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:218-24. 2008
    ..Additionally, the nature of emergency medical services creates pressures on prehospital care providers...
  10. ncbi No time to spare: improving access to trauma care
    Charles C Branas
    University of Pennsylvania, USA
    LDI Issue Brief 11:1-4. 2005
    ..This Issue Brief summarizes a new study that estimates the proportion of residents that can reach a trauma center by ground or air ambulance within one hour of where they live, using objective measures of travel times and distances...
  11. doi Factors influencing decision making among ambulance nurses in emergency care situations
    B M Gunnarsson
    University of Skovde, School of Life Sciences, Skovde, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 17:83-9. 2009
    ..Further studies are needed to understand the complexity of decision making in emergency situations...
  12. doi Telestroke ambulances in prehospital stroke management: concept and pilot feasibility study
    Thomas G Liman
    Center for Stroke Research Berlin, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany
    Stroke 43:2086-90. 2012
    Pre- and intrahospital time delays are major concerns in acute stroke care. Telemedicine-equipped ambulances may improve time management and identify patients with stroke eligible for thrombolysis by an early prehospital stroke diagnosis...
  13. ncbi How do ambulance personnel experience work at a disaster site?
    B O Suserud
    Boras University College, School of Health Sciences, Kunskapscentrum PreHospen 501 90 Borås, Sweden
    Accid Emerg Nurs 9:56-66. 2001
    ..The ambulance service crews from the suburbs, in comparison with the local city rescue service, were, in general, less satisfied with the co-operation from other rescue units...
  14. ncbi A systematic review of the evidence supporting the use of priority dispatch of emergency ambulances
    Sue Wilson
    Department of Primary Care and General Practice, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, United Kingdom
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:42-9. 2002
    ..review aimed to 1) assess the existing literature evaluating the effect of the priority dispatch of emergency ambulances on clinical outcome and ambulance utilization and 2) assess the relative effectiveness of sources of literature ..
  15. ncbi Initial assessment in ambulance nursing. Part One
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    School of Health Sciences, Boras University College, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 10:13-7. 2003
  16. ncbi Child and provider restraints in ambulances: knowledge, opinions, and behaviors of emergency medical services providers
    Timothy D Johnson
    Division of Emergency Medicine, Children s Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 13:886-92. 2006
    Approximately 16,000 children are transported by ambulances each day, and there are an estimated 4,500 ambulance crashes each year...
  17. ncbi Urban sprawl and delayed ambulance arrival in the U.S
    Matthew J Trowbridge
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA 22908 0699, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:428-32. 2009
    ..Minimizing emergency medical service (EMS) response time is a central objective of prehospital care, yet the potential influence of built environment features such as urban sprawl on EMS system performance is often not considered...
  18. doi Clinical handover of patients arriving by ambulance to the emergency department - a literature review
    Nerolie Bost
    Gold Coast Hospital and Griffith University, Emergency Department, Southport 4215 QLD, Australia
    Int Emerg Nurs 18:210-20. 2010
    ..To provide a critical review of research on clinical handover between the ambulance service and emergency department (ED) in hospitals...
  19. ncbi The role of nurses in ambulance services
    Ruth Williams
    Emerg Nurse 20:20-2. 2012
    ..Nurses are increasingly becoming involved in ambulance services in England and Wales. This article discusses some of the work they do and why their involvement is important in improving the delivery of emergency care to patients...
  20. doi EMS relocation in a rural area using a geographic information system can improve response time to motor vehicle crashes
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, USA
    J Trauma 71:1023-6. 2011
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  21. ncbi Comparison of air and ground transport of cardiac patients
    K S Berns
    Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Medical Transport Service, Rochester, Minn 55902, USA
    Air Med J 20:33-6. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: All of these improved variables relate to salvaged cardiac muscle...
  22. ncbi A multisite survey of factors contributing to medically unnecessary ambulance transports
    A J Billittier
    State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Emergency Medicine, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 3:1046-52. 1996
    ..To determine the social and demographic factors associated with medically unnecessary ambulance utilization, and to determine the willingness of patients to use alternate modes of transportation to the ED...
  23. ncbi Use of a geographic information system to determine appropriate means of trauma patient transport
    E B Lerner
    Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:1127-33. 1999
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  24. doi Quality of the handover of patient care: a comparison of pre-Hospital and Emergency Department notes
    Stephen L Murray
    Southern House, Otterbourne, Winchester, Hampshire, UK
    Int Emerg Nurs 20:24-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this audit was to evaluate the accuracy of patient information transfer from pre-hospital reports to Emergency Department (ED) documentation...
  25. pmc The relation between ambulance transports stratified by heat stroke and air temperature in all 47 prefectures of Japan in August, 2009: ecological study
    Nobuyuki Miyatake
    Department of Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, Kagawa University, 1750 1, Miki, Kagawa, 761 0793, Japan
    Environ Health Prev Med 17:77-80. 2012
    ..Our aim was to investigate the link between ambulance transports stratified by heat stroke and air temperature in August 2009 in Japan...
  26. ncbi Field triage to primary angioplasty combined with emergency department bypass reduces treatment delays and is associated with improved outcome
    Steen Carstensen
    Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, University of Sydney, Australia
    Eur Heart J 28:2313-9. 2007
    ..We investigated the net benefit in the outcome of reducing treatment delay through field triage and emergency department (ED) bypass in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) treated with primary angioplasty...
  27. pmc Changes in the emergency workload of the London Ambulance Service between 1989 and 1999
    P J Peacock
    Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 22:56-9. 2005
    ..To examine changes in the emergency workload of the London Ambulance Service (LAS) between 1989 and 1999...
  28. ncbi Initial emergency medical dispatching and prehospital needs assessment: a prospective study of the Swedish ambulance service
    Lena Hjälte
    Nordic School of Public Health, Goteborg, Sweden
    Eur J Emerg Med 14:134-41. 2007
    ..To evaluate the setting of priorities and patients' need for the ambulance service...
  29. ncbi Video-recording and time-motion analyses of manual versus mechanical cardiopulmonary resuscitation during ambulance transport
    Hui Chih Wang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
    Resuscitation 74:453-60. 2007
    ..Previous studies have identified sub-optimal CPR quality in the prehospital settings, but the causes leading to such deficiencies were not fully elucidated...
  30. doi Emergency medical services response time and mortality in an urban setting
    Ian E Blanchard
    Emergency Medical Services, Alberta Health Services, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:142-51. 2012
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  31. ncbi Culture and care in the Swedish ambulance services
    Caroline Ahl
    School of Health Science, University College of Boras, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 13:30-6. 2005
  32. ncbi Medically unnecessary pediatric ambulance transports: a medical taxi service?
    K Camasso-Richardson
    Case Western Reserve University, Rainbow Babies and Childrens Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 4:1137-41. 1997
    ..To characterize ambulance utilization in a pediatric population and pediatric emergency physicians' judgement of the medical need for ambulance transport...
  33. ncbi Criteria-based emergency medical dispatch of ambulances fulfils goals
    Mikkel Strømgaard Andersen
    Præhospitalet, Region Midtjylland, Olof Palmes Allè 34, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
    Dan Med Bull 58:A4336. 2011
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  34. ncbi Ambulance nursing assessment. Part two
    Bjorn Ove Suserud
    South Alvsborg Hospital, Sweden
    Emerg Nurse 11:14-8. 2003
  35. ncbi A model for the association of the call volume and the unavailable-for-response interval on the delayed ambulance response for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest using a geographic information system
    Ki ok Ahn
    The Center for Education and Training of EMS and Rescue KOA, Seoul Fire Academy, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:469-76. 2010
    ..An optimal ambulance response interval is desirable for emergency medical services (EMS) operations. Arriving on scene within a treatment time window is often delayed for many reasons, including overwhelming call volume...
  36. ncbi Optimal ambulance location with random delays and travel times
    Armann Ingolfsson
    University of Alberta School of Business, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Health Care Manag Sci 11:262-74. 2008
    We describe an ambulance location optimization model that minimizes the number of ambulances needed to provide a specified service level...
  37. doi Is ambulance telephone triage using advanced medical priority dispatch protocols able to identify patients with acute stroke correctly?
    C D Deakin
    South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust, North Wing, Southern House, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, Hants, UK
    Emerg Med J 26:442-5. 2009
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  38. pmc A survey of the perceived quality of patient handover by ambulance staff in the resuscitation room
    S Thakore
    Accident and Emergency, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland
    Emerg Med J 18:293-6. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the quality of handover of patients in the resuscitation room by describing the current perceptions of medical and ambulance staff...
  39. doi Prevalence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in ambulances in southern Maine
    Robert Brown
    University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Biddeford, Maine 04005, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:176-81. 2010
    To determine whether methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) could be found in ambulances in a predominantly rural state.
  40. pmc Risk stratification-based surveillance of bacterial contamination in metropolitan ambulances
    Hyun Noh
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    J Korean Med Sci 26:124-30. 2011
    ..This study was performed in a metropolitan area with fire-based single-tiered Basic Life Support ambulances. Total 13 out of 117 ambulances (11...
  41. ncbi Stroke symptoms and the decision to call for an ambulance
    Ian Mosley
    National Stroke Research Institute Level 1 Neurosciences Building, Austin Health, 300 Waterdale Road, Heidelberg Heights Victoria 3181, Australia
    Stroke 38:361-6. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine among ambulance-transported stroke patients factors associated with stroke recognition and factors associated with a call for ambulance assistance within 1 hour from symptom onset...
  42. ncbi A citywide prehospital protocol increases access to stroke thrombolysis in Toronto
    David J Gladstone
    North and East GTA Ontario Regional Stroke Centre and Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, and Brain Sciences Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Stroke 40:3841-4. 2009
    ..This report describes the initial impact of the activation protocol at our regional stroke center...
  43. ncbi Daily stress and concept of self in Swedish ambulance personnel
    Anders Jonsson
    Hogskolan I Boras School of Health Sciences, Goteborg University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Primary Health Care, Boras, Sweden
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:226-34. 2004
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  44. doi Supporting research and development in ambulance services: research for better health care in prehospital settings
    A Niroshan Siriwardena
    Faculty of Health, Life and Social Sciences, University of Lincoln, Brayford Pool, Lincoln LN6 7TS, UK
    Emerg Med J 27:324-6. 2010
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  45. ncbi Derivation of emergency medical services dispatch codes associated with low-acuity patients
    Manish N Shah
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 7:434-9. 2003
    ..To identify emergency medical services (EMS) dispatch codes associated with basic life support (BLS) level of prehospital care, a proxy for low illness acuity...
  46. pmc Does the use of the Advanced Medical Priority Dispatch System affect cardiac arrest detection?
    A Heward
    London Ambulance Service NHS Trust, London, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:115-8. 2004
    ..What impact has AMPDS had on identifying patients in cardiac arrest? Does compliance with AMPDS protocol influence the identification of patients in cardiac arrest?..
  47. pmc A preliminary investigation into bacterial contamination of Welsh emergency ambulances
    Y Nigam
    School of Health Science, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, UK
    Emerg Med J 20:479-82. 2003
    ..The objective of this regional study across Wales was to perform a preliminary examination of Welsh emergency vehicles to determine levels of bacterial contamination...
  48. ncbi Can methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus be found in an ambulance fleet?
    Chad E Roline
    Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 11:241-4. 2007
    ..To perform an initial screening study of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) contamination in an ambulance fleet...
  49. pmc Quality of interhospital transport of critically ill patients: a prospective audit
    Jack J M Ligtenberg
    Intensive and Respiratory Care Unit ICB, Department of Internal Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Crit Care 9:R446-51. 2005
    ..The transport itself must be as safe as possible and should not pose additional risks. We performed a prospective audit of the quality of interhospital transports to our university hospital-based medical ICU...
  50. pmc Emergency care of older people who fall: a missed opportunity
    Helen A Snooks
    Centre for Health Information Research and Evaluation CHIRAL, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:390-2. 2006
    ..Results will inform the development of care for this population...
  51. ncbi Access to trauma centers in the United States
    Charles C Branas
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 6021, USA
    JAMA 293:2626-33. 2005
    ..Previous studies have reported that the number and distribution of trauma centers are uneven across states, suggesting large differences in access to trauma center care...
  52. ncbi Emergency medical service systems in Japan: past, present, and future
    Koichi Tanigawa
    Department of Emergency and Critical Care Medicine, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Hiroshima University, 1 2 3 Kasumi, Minami Ku, Hiroshima 734 8551, Japan
    Resuscitation 69:365-70. 2006
    ..There is a one-tiered EMS system. Ambulances are staffed by three crew members trained in rescue, stabilisation, transport, and advanced care of traumatic ..
  53. ncbi Appropriateness of ambulance transportation to a suburban pediatric emergency department
    S Kost
    A I duPont Hospital for Children and Thomas Jefferson University, Wilmington, Delaware 19899, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 3:187-90. 1999
    ..To assess the appropriateness of ambulance use in patients presenting to a pediatric emergency department (ED), with regard to both medical necessity and insurance status...
  54. pmc Levels of mental health problems among UK emergency ambulance workers
    P Bennett
    Bristol Doctoral Clinical Psychology Training Programme, Universities of Plymouth and Exeter, UK
    Emerg Med J 21:235-6. 2004
    ..Nearly one in ten reported probable clinical levels of depression, 22% reported probable clinical levels of anxiety based on Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale scores...
  55. pmc Effect of reducing ambulance response times on deaths from out of hospital cardiac arrest: cohort study
    J P Pell
    Department of Medical Cardiology, University of Glasgow, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Glasgow G31 2ER
    BMJ 322:1385-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Reducing ambulance response times to 5 minutes could almost double the survival rate for cardiac arrests not witnessed by ambulance crews...
  56. ncbi Characteristics and outcome of patients with acute chest pain in relation to the use of ambulances in an urban and a rural area
    Johan Herlitz
    Department of Metabolism and Cardiovascular Research, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE 413 45 Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Emerg Med 24:775-81. 2006
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the rate of ambulance use and the long-term prognosis in acute chest pain in an urban and a rural area and whether there is a difference between an urban and a rural area...
  57. ncbi Work-related psychosocial factors, worry about work conditions and health complaints among female and male ambulance personnel
    Ulrika Aasa
    Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Gavle, Umea, Sweden
    Scand J Caring Sci 19:251-8. 2005
    ..Notably, worry about work conditions seems to be an important risk factor for health complaints. This suggests that worry about work conditions should not be neglected when considering risk factors among ambulance personnel...
  58. pmc Emergency ambulance dispatch: is there a case for triage?
    S Thakore
    Accident and Emergency Department, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, Scotland, UK
    J R Soc Med 95:126-9. 2002
    ..The introduction of a priority-based dispatch system could reduce response times to those who are seriously ill, and also improve road safety...
  59. pmc Health status in the ambulance services: a systematic review
    Tom Sterud
    Department of Behavioural Sciences in Medicine, Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo, PO Box 1111 Blindern, NO 0317 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:82. 2006
    ..This article systematically explores the literature on health problems and work-related and individual health predictors in the ambulance services...
  60. ncbi A geographic information system simulation model of EMS: reducing ambulance response time
    Kobi Peleg
    Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research Unit, The Gertner Institute for Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Am J Emerg Med 22:164-70. 2004
    ..Our objective was to model the response by Israeli ambulances and to offer model-derived strategies for improved deployment of ambulances to reduce response time...
  61. ncbi Associations between organizational and incident factors and emotional distress in emergency ambulance personnel
    Paul Bennett
    Department of Psychology, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
    Br J Clin Psychol 44:215-26. 2005
    ..This study examined the prevalence and correlates of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), anxiety and depression among emergency ambulance personnel...
  62. ncbi Reviewing ambulance design for clinical efficiency and paramedic safety
    Jeremy Ferreira
    Hospital Ergonomics and Patient Safety Unit, Dept of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leics LE11 3TU, UK
    Appl Ergon 36:97-105. 2005
    ..It was concluded that future ambulance design should be based on an ergonomics analysis (including link analysis and postural analysis) of clinical activities...
  63. ncbi [Prehospital diagnosis and treatment of acute myocardial infarction in Vestfold]
    Erlend Aune
    Hjerteseksjonen, Klinikk Medisin, Sykehuset i Vestfold, 3103 Tønsberg
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 124:3058-60. 2004
    ..Pre-hospital thrombolysis is a relatively new treatment modality in Norway. The present study is a county-based evaluation of the first phase of this procedure after its introduction in 2002...
  64. ncbi Relative risk of injury and death in ambulances and other emergency vehicles
    L R Becker
    Public Services Research Institute, Pacific Institute for Research and Evaluation, 11, 710 Beltsville Drive, Suite 300, Calverton, MD 20705 3102, USA
    Accid Anal Prev 35:941-8. 2003
    This study addresses of the impacts of emergency vehicle (ambulances, police cars and fire trucks) occupant seating position, restraint use and vehicle response status on injuries and fatalities...
  65. ncbi Impact of time to treatment on mortality after prehospital fibrinolysis or primary angioplasty: data from the CAPTIM randomized clinical trial
    Philippe Gabriel Steg
    Service de cardiologie, Hopital Bichat, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Circulation 108:2851-6. 2003
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  66. ncbi When is the helicopter faster? A comparison of helicopter and ground ambulance transport times
    Marco A Diaz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, St Mary Medical Center, Long Beach, California, USA
    J Trauma 58:148-53. 2005
    ..A retrospective analysis of 7,854 ground ambulance and 1,075 helicopter transports was conducted...
  67. pmc GPs' use of defibrillators and the national radio network in emergency primary healthcare in Norway
    Erik Zakariassen
    National Centre for Emergency Primary Health Care, Norway
    Scand J Prim Health Care 26:123-8. 2008
    ..To study the geographic size of out-of-hours districts, the availability of defibrillators and use of the national radio network in Norway...
  68. doi Motorcycle ambulances for referral of obstetric emergencies in rural Malawi: do they reduce delay and what do they cost?
    Jan J Hofman
    Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool, UK
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 102:191-7. 2008
    To assess whether motorcycle ambulances placed at rural health centers are a more effective method of reducing referral delay for obstetric emergencies than a car ambulance at the district hospital, and to compare investment and operating ..
  69. pmc Mobile phones, in combination with a computer locator system, improve the response times of emergency medical services in central London
    J A Gossage
    Department of Surgery, St Thomas s Hospital, London, UK
    Ann R Coll Surg Engl 90:113-6. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether mobile phones and mobile phone locating devices are associated with improved ambulance response times in central London...
  70. ncbi Reduction in ambulance transports during a public awareness campaign for appropriate ambulance use
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 15:289-93. 2008
    ..This study also investigated whether the number of ambulance transports for individuals with nonserious conditions decreased separately from the decrease in ambulance transports for individuals with serious conditions...
  71. pmc Determining geographic areas and populations with timely access to cardiac catheterization facilities for acute myocardial infarction care in Alberta, Canada
    Alka B Patel
    Department of Geography, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, T2N 1N4, Canada
    Int J Health Geogr 6:47. 2007
    ..The three modes of transport considered in this study are ground ambulance, rotary wing air ambulance and fixed wing air ambulance...
  72. pmc Influence of socioeconomic factors on medically unnecessary ambulance calls
    Chihiro Kawakami
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Fukuura, Kanazawa Ku, Yokohama, Japan
    BMC Health Serv Res 7:120. 2007
    ..We investigated the possible relations between socioeconomic factors and medically unnecessary ambulance calls, and we estimated the incremental demand for unnecessary ambulance use produced by socioeconomic factors...
  73. ncbi Audit of oxygen use in emergency ambulances and in a hospital emergency department
    K E Hale
    Respiratory Medicine, Salford Royal Hospitals Foundation NHS Trust, Salford M6 8HD, UK
    Emerg Med J 25:773-6. 2008
    ..A baseline audit was required to assess current practice prior to the introduction of new national emergency oxygen guidelines in late 2008...
  74. pmc Using simulation to estimate the cost effectiveness of improving ambulance and thrombolysis response times after myocardial infarction
    D Chase
    Health Care Research Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Emerg Med J 23:67-72. 2006
    ..To quantify the health gains and costs associated with improving ambulance and thrombolysis response times for acute myocardial infarction...
  75. ncbi Comparison of crashes involving ambulances with those of similar-sized vehicles
    Adam F Ray
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Geisinger Health System, Danville, Pennsylvania 17822, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:412-5. 2005
    To describe the characteristics and associated occupant injuries of motor vehicle collisions (MVCs) involving ambulances as compared with MVCs involving similar-sized vehicles.
  76. ncbi A contingent valuation study of the appropriate user price for ambulance service
    Kenji Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University School of Medicine, Yokohama, Japan
    Acad Emerg Med 12:932-40. 2005
    ..In Japan, anyone can use an ambulance free of charge, but this policy may encourage unnecessary ambulance use...
  77. doi [Medical emergencies in a rural community]
    Sverre Rørtveit
    Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen 129:738-42. 2009
    ..This article presents results of a recording of medical emergencies (during a 2-year period) in the Norwegian island community Austevoll (4400 citizens) south of Bergen (without a mainland connection)...
  78. doi Characteristics of out-of-hospital paediatric emergencies attended by ambulance- and helicopter-based emergency physicians
    Christoph Eich
    Department of Anaesthesiology, Emergency and Intensive Care Medicine, University Medical Centre Göttingen, 37075 Gottingen, Germany
    Resuscitation 80:888-92. 2009
    ..As it is assumed that this may lead to deficient service we aimed to gather robust data on the characteristics of OOH paediatric emergencies...
  79. pmc Trends in demand for emergency ambulance services in Wiltshire over nine years: observational study
    Hannah Wrigley
    Health Care Research Unit, Community Clinical Sciences Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD
    BMJ 324:646-7. 2002
  80. pmc The use of out of hours health services: a cross sectional survey
    C Brogan
    Anglia and Oxford Regional Office NHS Executive, Milton Keynes
    BMJ 316:524-7. 1998
    ..CONCLUSIONS: New models such as multidisciplinary primary care centres with telephone advice lines and triaging are required to ensure high quality, cost effective care that is responsive to the needs of both consumers and professionals...
  81. ncbi Emergency medical service rescue times in Riyadh
    Ali S Al-Ghamdi
    College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Accid Anal Prev 34:499-505. 2002
    ..There are approximately 165 ambulance stations in the country, each with two ambulances. The SRCS collects data on EMS requests and ambulance arrival times at the accident scene...
  82. ncbi Inappropriate use of emergency medical services transport: comparison of provider and patient perspectives
    J R Richards
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of California, Davis, Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 6:14-20. 1999
    ....
  83. pmc Emergency (999) calls to the ambulance service that do not result in the patient being transported to hospital: an epidemiological study
    P J Marks
    Division of Public Health Sciences, University of Nottingham, Queen s Medical Centre, Nottingham, UK
    Emerg Med J 19:449-52. 2002
    ....
  84. ncbi Falls in the older population: a pilot study to assess those attended by London ambulance service but not taken to A&E
    Jacqueline C T Close
    Age Ageing 31:488-9. 2002
  85. ncbi How far is that by air? The derivation of an air: ground coefficient
    Marco A Diaz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of California San Francisco Fresno, Medical Education Program, Fresno, California 93702, USA
    J Emerg Med 24:199-202. 2003
    ..3 (air miles). This conversion coefficient may prove useful for EMS personnel in designing reasonable helicopter utilization policies, making accurate transport decisions and conducting research...
  86. ncbi Predictors of demand for emergency prehospital care: an Australian study
    M J Clark
    Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Queensland Medical School, Herston, Australia
    Prehosp Disaster Med 14:167-73. 1999
    ..Determining the predictors of demand for emergency prehospital care can assist ambulance services in undertaking policy and planning activities...
  87. ncbi Ambulance economics
    A J Fischer
    Public Health Sciences Department, St George s Hospital Medical School, London
    J Public Health Med 22:413-21. 2000
    ..data from the Surrey Ambulance Service: (1) To satisfy government response time targets, how many additional ambulances will be required, ceteris paribus? (2) To minimize average response time (r*) with given resources, how should ..
  88. ncbi Exposure to human tragedy, empathy, and trauma in ambulance paramedics
    Cheryl Regehr
    Faculty of Social Work, Institute for Medical Sciences and Centre for Applied Social Research, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Orthopsychiatry 72:505-13. 2002
    ..This mixed-methods study attempts to better understand factors that lead to higher levels of distress among paramedics within the theoretical framework of emotional and cognitive empathy...
  89. ncbi Exposure to trauma: the long-term effects of suppressing emotional reactions
    Colin A Wastell
    Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW 2109, Sydney, Australia
    J Nerv Ment Dis 190:839-45. 2002
    ..Implications of the findings are discussed for recovery from exposure to trauma of emergency services personnel and more generally to the experience of survivors of trauma...
  90. ncbi Management and the creation of occupational stressors in an Australian and a UK ambulance service
    K L Mahony
    Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney
    Aust Health Rev 24:135-45. 2001
    ..These stressors thought to be intrinsic to the work of ambulance officers were found to have an organisational dimension...
  91. pmc Safety of telephone consultation for "non-serious" emergency ambulance service patients
    J Dale
    Centre for Primary Health Care Studies, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:363-73. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi Change in stress outcomes following an industrial dispute in the ambulance service: a longitudinal study
    K M Young
    Manchester School of Management, University of Manchester, Institute of Science and Technology, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 12:51-62. 1999
    ..It is proposed that the manner in which the aftermath of the dispute and ensuing organizational change were managed gave an increasingly limited scope for influence...
  93. ncbi [Utilization of emergency ambulances in Yokohoma City, Japan]
    K Ohshige
    Department of Public Health, Yokohama City University, School of Medicine
    Nippon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 48:56-64. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: This study suggested that the basic reason for the increase of EA utilization in Yokohama city was not due to inappropriate demand but to the aging of the population...
  94. ncbi Early experience with transmission of data from moving ambulances to improve the care of patients with myocardial infarction
    M Papouchado
    Frenchay Hospital, Bristol, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 7:27-8. 2001
    ..Two ambulances were equipped with the mobile unit and the ECGs recorded were compared with standard ECGs recorded on the ..
  95. ncbi Use of emergency medical services in acute myocardial infarction and subsequent quality of care: observations from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2
    John G Canto
    Chest Pain Center and Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0012, USA
    Circulation 106:3018-23. 2002
    ..We examined use of the EMS in the United States and ascertained the factors that may influence its use by patients with acute MI...
  96. ncbi A review of 100 patients transported on extracorporeal life support
    David S Foley
    ASAIO J 48:612-9. 2002
    ..We conclude that the long distance transport of patients on extracorporeal life support can be safely accomplished and is an effective option for the unstable patient with severe respiratory or cardiac failure...
  97. ncbi Description of ambulance diversions in Edmonton region
    Sunil Sookram
    Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 17:91-5. 2002
  98. ncbi Ambulance alerting of paediatric emergencies to a general hospital
    Roger Crystal
    Accident and Emergency Department, The Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG, UK
    Resuscitation 63:321-5. 2004
    ..To learn more of the staffing implications for the establishment of dedicated paediatric emergency units within the general hospital, 30 months of paediatric alert call data are presented...
  99. ncbi Assuring community emergency care capacity with collaborative Internet tools: the Milwaukee experience
    Edward N Barthell
    Infinity HealthCare, Inc, Mequon, Wisconsin, USA
    J Public Health Manag Pract 9:35-42. 2003
    Hospital overcrowding and diversion of ambulances from emergency departments are being recognized as increasing problems in the health care system...
  100. ncbi [The question of secondary medical transfer in Belgium: the experience conducted at the University Hospital Center of Liège]
    E Brasseur
    Service des Urgences, CHU Sart Tilman, Liege, Belgique
    Rev Med Liege 62:97-102. 2007
    ..However, the weak incidence of complication questions the practice of systematic medical accompanying during such transfers...
  101. ncbi Mass-casualty terrorist bombings in Istanbul, Turkey, November 2003: report of the events and the prehospital emergency response
    Ulkumen Rodoplu
    Emergency Medicine Association of Turkey, Izmir, Turkey
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:133-45. 2004
    ..This paper describes the two mass-casualty, terrorist attacks that occurred in Istanbul, Turkey in November 2003, and the resulting pre-hospital emergency response...

Research Grants105 found, 100 shown here

  1. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A related mathematical tool, The Trauma Resource Allocation Model for Ambulances and Hospitals (TRAMAH), has been recently completed by three of the proposed project's Investigators under a ..
  2. WEARABLE SENSOR FOR CONTINUOUS NONINVASIVE MONITORING OF PULSE PRESSURE
    Sridhar Madala; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..care (white coat hypertension, chronic cardiac disease monitoring), in hospital care (ICU, ER), in portable use (ambulances, disaster medicine, battle field triage), and for remote health monitoring of personnel (battle field, hazardous ..
  3. Easy-to-Use, Low-Cost, Handheld Retinal Camera for Screening for Diabetic Retinop
    RANDAL CHINNOCK; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Settings include hospitals, nursing homes, life care facilities, prisons, schools, ambulances, military environments, clinics, and homes...
  4. Optimization modeling and comparative effectiveness of regionalized stroke care
    Charles C Branas; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..create an operations research model that simulates the optimal distribution of stroke center hospitals and air ambulances in order to maximize rapid access to specialized stroke care in all 50 States and the District of Columbia, &..
  5. STAT Palm-Sized Blood Counter
    EUGENE YAN HO CHAN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The resulting product would be applicable for emergencies in a wide-range of settings including ambulances, inpatient rooms, operating rooms, medical offices, and resource-starved settings...
  6. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A related mathematical tool, The Trauma Resource Allocation Model for Ambulances and Hospitals (TRAMAH), has been recently completed by three of the proposed project's Investigators under a ..
  7. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A related mathematical tool, The Trauma Resource Allocation Model for Ambulances and Hospitals (TRAMAH), has been recently completed by three of the proposed project's Investigators under a ..
  8. APD to Measure the Resistance of the Respiratory System
    JAFAR VOSSOUGHI; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The market for the APD is huge, including hospitals, clinics, physician's offices, ambulances, and home care facilities...
  9. HYPOTHERMIA PROTECTS AGAINST ORGANOPHOSPHATE TOXICITY
    ROBERT JOHN DELORENZO; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Hypothermia is widely used in hospitals and ambulances to treat cardiac arrest and anoxic brain injury...
  10. Rapid Quantitative Point-of-Care Cardiac Marker Test
    Michael Wilson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The system will have use in emergency departments, doctors' offices and ambulances for the rapid identification of patients with ACS, and will reduce unnecessary hospital admissions, reduce ..
  11. County Trauma Systems and Outcomes Disparities
    David E Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..EMT capability;state trauma system characteristics;traffic safety legislation in effect;mean distance from air ambulances or trauma centers;mean EMS response and transport times for fatal traffic crashes...
  12. County Trauma Systems and Outcomes Disparities
    David Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..EMT capability;state trauma system characteristics;traffic safety legislation in effect;mean distance from air ambulances or trauma centers;mean EMS response and transport times for fatal traffic crashes...
  13. APD to Measure the Resistance of the Respiratory System
    JAFAR VOSSOUGHI; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The market for the APD is huge, including all hospitals, clinics, physician's offices, ambulances, and home care facilities in the world. It can also be used in veterinary settings...
  14. Evaluation of a new technique for Manual Ventilation
    Richard Henderson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..departments, but also in post-anesthesia surgical units, intensive care suites, obstetric units, and in most ambulances throughout the country...
  15. IMPACT OF EMS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT IN RURAL AREAS
    MICHAEL POZEN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Process measures will be: proportions of cardiac patients using ambulances; EMT/Paramedic diagnostic and therapeutic performance; appropriate usage of "point of entry" and "referral" ..
  16. RURAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES
    MICHAEL MORRISEY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The results will provide insight on the advisability of programs to promote the use of ALS personnel on rural ambulances and transport protocols for rural trauma victims.
  17. PORTABLE DEVICE FOR INSTANT DIAGNOSIS OF PNEUMOTHORAX
    Hansen Mansy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..and cost advantages of the technology, significant commercial potential is anticipated with purchase by emergency departments, intensive care units, ambulances and military medical units. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available
  18. PORTABLE DEVICE FOR INSTANT DIAGNOSIS OF PNEUMOTHORAX
    Hansen Mansy; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and cost advantages of the technology, significant commercial potential is anticipated with purchase by emergency departments, intensive care units, ambulances and military medical units. PROPOSED COMMERCIAL APPLICATION: Not Available
  19. ARTIFACT-FREE FULLY OPTICAL ECG SENSOR FOR CARDIAC MRI
    SRIRAM SRIRAM; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..involve skin preparation or the attachment of electrodes, it may be effectively used by emergency personnel in ambulances and medical flights, at accident sites, or at scenes of mass trauma...
  20. SOUND CANCELLATION STETHOSCOPE
    ALAN FULLER; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Our product will be useful in helicopters, fixed wing transports, ambulances, and loud emergency departments...
  21. Field Administration of Stroke Therapy-Magnesium Trial (FAST-MAG)
    Jeffrey Saver; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  22. UCLA SPOTRIAS Center Application
    Jeffrey Saver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Five Cores will support the Projects: A) Patient Access, B) Blood / Tissue Specimen, C) Biostatistics / Data Management, D) Neuroimaging, E) Career Development. ..
  23. Field Administration of Stroke Therapy - Magnesium Trial
    Jeffrey Saver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. UCLA SPOTRIAS CENTER APPLICATION RENEWAL-PROGRAM PROJECT
    Jeffrey Saver; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A Career Development Program will train the next generation of translational scientists in neurovascular disease at the premedical, medical student, and fellowship level. ..
  25. Prospective Validation and Cost Analysis of the National Guidelines for Field Tri
    Craig D Newgard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  26. PARAMEDIC FIELD INITIATION OF MAGNESIUM NEUROPROTECTIVE
    Jeffrey Saver; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Case Control Study of Alcohol Outlets & Firearm Violence
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In this way, health policies to change the numbers and locations of alcohol outlets can become more certain, more effective, and more politically admissible. ..
  28. Designing musculoskeletal disorder interventions for imaging technologists
    Carolyn Sommerich; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  29. Designing musculoskeletal disorder interventions for imaging technologists
    Carolyn Sommerich; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  30. Alcohol and injury in adolescents, their families and their neighborhoods
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..each other's risks of fatal adolescent injury?;(3) When considered together, do individual, family, and neighborhood exposures to alcohol have a synergistic (interaction) effect on each other's risks of fatal adolescent injury? ..
  31. Motor Function after Stroke
    Steven Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The studies described here aim to ask important questions that, when answered, will bring these new therapies a major step closer to widespread use. ..
  32. Safety of repetitive TMS in chronic subcortical stroke
    Steven Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The long-term goal of these studies is to develop a safe and efficacious method for facilitating motor cortex function in order to improve motor status of patients with stroke-related weakness. ..
  33. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ....
  34. Observational Study of Delay in Heart Failure
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These data will be useful in the development of future educational and treatment strategies designed to improve outcomes in patients with heart failure. ..
  35. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ....
  36. RECENT TRENDS IN CORONARY DISEASE
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ....
  37. WORCESTER HEART ATTACK COMMUNITY SURVEILLANCE STUDY
    Robert Goldberg; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  38. Trial of Asthma Patient Education in the Emergency Room
    Carol Mancuso; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Other long-term objectives are to use the program as a basis for similar programs for children, adolescents and their caregivers in the ED, primary care, and school settings. ..
  39. Safety of repetitive TMS in chronic subcortical stroke
    Steven Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The long-term goal of these studies is to develop a safe and efficacious method for facilitating motor cortex function in order to improve motor status of patients with stroke-related weakness. ..
  40. Trial of Asthma Patient Education in the Emergency Room
    Carol Mancuso; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Other long-term objectives are to use the program as a basis for similar programs for children, adolescents and their caregivers in the ED, primary care, and school settings. ..
  41. Motor Function after Stroke
    Steven C Cramer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The studies described here aim to ask important questions that, when answered, will bring these new therapies a major step closer to widespread use. ..
  42. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Roland Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  43. Disease Management for Smokers in Rural Primary Care
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide a generalizable model for addressing nicotine dependence that could improve long-term management of smoking in primary care. ..
  44. KU Medical Center Clinical Research Curriculum Program
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Overall, the program is designed to increase the number of program Scholars who apply for and receive extramural funding for clinical research at both the novice and transitional investigator levels. ..
  45. Video-Based Delivery of HIV Test Information for Spanish-Speaking Latinos
    Roland C Merchant; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate aim of this project is to help reduce the transmission of HIV through streamlined yet effective HIV testing approaches. ..
  46. Effect of Paramedic Airway Experience on Patient Outcomes
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings would also confirm this linkage method as a new,powerful tool to evaluate the earliest portion of acute medical care - that begun inthe out-of-hospital setting. ..
  47. Study of EMS Findings Predictive of Pediatric Trauma Center Need
    E Brooke Lerner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  48. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  49. Epidemiology of Drinking and Disorders in Border vs. Non-Border Contexts
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings from this study will inform policy development, prevention, and treatment interventions addressing these issues. ..
  50. Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for Pregn
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g. longer gestations, greater birth weight, reduced medical consequences such as admission and length of stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)). ..
  51. Oregon's Parity Law: Comprehensive Parity in Today's Healthcare Environment
    KENNETH MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Our proposed research will provide insight about the tradeoffs between expanding coverage for mental health and substance abuse disorders and the total cost of care. ..
  52. Management Practices in U.S. Hospitals
    KENNETH MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  53. Screening and Brief Intervention in the ED among Mexican-origin Young Adults
    Robert H Woolard; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  54. Central Data Management and Coordinating Center
    Jonathan Dean; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  55. Economic Evaluation of Drug Abuse Treatment and HIV Prevention Services for Pregn
    JENNIFER P RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g. longer gestations, greater birth weight, reduced medical consequences such as admission and length of stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)). ..
  56. Centralized Disease Management for Rural Hospitalized Smokers
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In this follow-up to Kan Quit we will see if disease management for hospitalized smokers can increase use of effective pharmaco- therapy, improve communication with health care providers, and increase rates of smoking cessation. ..
  57. Cross-National Analysis of Alcohol & Injury
    Cheryl J Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This research is important for the ongoing work on Comparative Risk Assessment, resulting from the World Health Assembly 2005 Resolution on Alcohol in determining the Global Burden of Disease related to alcohol. ..
  58. Central Data Management and Coordinating Center
    Jonathan Dean; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  59. Cross-National Analysis of Alcohol & Injury
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research is important for the ongoing work on Comparative Risk Assessment, resulting from the World Health Assembly 2005 Resolution on Alcohol in determining the Global Burden of Disease related to alcohol. ..
  60. Bringing Measurement to the Point of Care
    Farzad Mostashari; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Central Data Management and Coordinating Center
    Jonathan Dean; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  62. Brief Alcohol Interventions by Counselor vs Computer
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..by trained counselors. ..
  63. Disease Management for Smokers in Rural Primary Care
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide a generalizable model for addressing nicotine dependence that could improve long-term management of smoking in primary care. ..
  64. Brief Alcohol Interventions by Counselor vs Computer
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..by trained counselors. ..
  65. Disease Management for Smokers in Rural Primary Care
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide a generalizable model for addressing nicotine dependence that could improve long-term management of smoking in primary care. ..
  66. Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program
    Jonathan Dean; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..By providing extended training and protected time to develop outstanding skills in these young faculty, the PCCSDP will increase the pool of skilled investigators in pediatric critical care. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  67. Disease Management for Smokers in Rural Primary Care
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide a generalizable model for addressing nicotine dependence that could improve long-term management of smoking in primary care. ..
  68. Economic Evaluation of Addiction Services
    JENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  69. BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR BINGE DRINKING COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  70. Effect of Paramedic Airway Experience on Patient Outcomes
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These findings would also confirm this linkage method as a new, powerful tool to evaluate the earliest portion of acute medical care - that begun in the out-of-hospital setting. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  71. ALCOHOL AND INJURY IN EMERGENCY ROOMS IN POLAND
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  72. Pediatric Critical Care Scientist Development Program
    Jonathan Dean; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..By providing extended training and protected time to develop outstanding skills in these young faculty, the PCCSDP will increase the pool of skilled investigators in pediatric critical care. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  73. Alcohol and injury in adolescents, their families and their neighborhoods
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..other's risks of fatal adolescent injury?; (3) When considered together, do individual, family, and neighborhood exposures to alcohol have a synergistic (interaction) effect on each other's risks of fatal adolescent injury? ..
  74. Disease Management for Smokers in Rural Primary Care
    Edward Ellerbeck; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..If successful, this intervention will provide a generalizable model for addressing nicotine dependence that could improve long-term management of smoking in primary care. ..
  75. Brief Intervention in the ER in Poland
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  76. Cross-National Analysis of Alcohol and Injury
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..S., since the U.S. is composed of many micro-cultures which reflect the socio- cultural and organizational/administrative contextual variables dominating many of the countries in which these data were collected. ..
  77. Brief Alcohol Interventions by Counselor vs Computer
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..by trained counselors. ..
  78. Brief Intervention in the ER in Poland
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  79. Cross-National Analysis of Alcohol and Injury
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..S., since the U.S. is composed of many micro-cultures which reflect the socio- cultural and organizational/administrative contextual variables dominating many of the countries in which these data were collected. ..
  80. Epidemiology of Drinking and Disorders in Border vs. Non-Border Contexts
    CHERYL J contact CHERPITEL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings from this study will inform policy development, prevention, and treatment interventions addressing these issues. ..
  81. BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR BINGE DRINKING COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  82. BRIEF INTERVENTIONS FOR BINGE DRINKING COLLEGE STUDENTS
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  83. Effect of Paramedic Airway Experience on Patient Outcomes
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings would also confirm this linkage method as a new, powerful tool to evaluate the earliest portion of acute medical care - that begun in the out-of-hospital setting. ..
  84. THERAPY DEVELOPMENT FOR MENTALLY ILL DRUG ABUSERS
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This award would allow the applicant protected time (teaching relief and summer support) to continue to develop her research on the treatment of substance abuse among the severely mentally ill. ..
  85. Cross-National Analysis of Alcohol & Injury
    Cheryl Cherpitel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research is important for the ongoing work on Comparative Risk Assessment, resulting from the World Health Assembly 2005 Resolution on Alcohol in determining the Global Burden of Disease related to alcohol. ..
  86. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Further, the epidemiology of illicit and/or prescription drug misuse will be assessed in a random sample of ED patients. ..
  87. Interventions for At-Risk College Drinkers
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  88. Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation Errors
    Henry Wang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These analyses are innovative in the fields of EMS, patient safety and health services research and will help to justify system-wide efforts to reduce errors in this complex procedure. ..
  89. Brief Intervention for Drug Misuse for the Emergency Department (BIDMED)
    Ted D Nirenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..SBIRT in the ED for drug misuse has the potential for reaching people during a "teachable moment" during an ED visit that might be related to drug misuse. ..
  90. Management Practices in U.S. Hospitals
    KENNETH JOHN MCCONNELL; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  91. Interventions for At-Risk College Drinkers
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  92. Developing Metrics for Measuring Hospital Response Capability for Mass Casualty I
    Melissa McCarthy; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This conference grant is viewed as a first step in the development of a method to measure hospital response capability for MCIs in a reliable and valid way. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  93. Brief Alcohol Interventions by Counselor vs Computer
    Kate Carey; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..by trained counselors. ..