emergency medical services

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Summary: Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.

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  1. pmc Chest compression fraction determines survival in patients with out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation
    Jim Christenson
    MSc, Emergency and Health Services Commission of British Columbia, 302 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5M 4X6
    Circulation 120:1241-7. 2009
  2. doi Mechanism, glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial pressure (MGAP): a new simple prehospital triage score to predict mortality in trauma patients
    Danielle Sartorius
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Université Lyon 1 and Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Crit Care Med 38:831-7. 2010
  3. ncbi Inappropriate prehospital ventilation in severe traumatic brain injury increases in-hospital mortality
    Travis M Dumont
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1233-41. 2010
  4. pmc Regional variation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and outcome
    Graham Nichol
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Clinical Trial Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    JAMA 300:1423-31. 2008
  5. doi Predictors of survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Comilla Sasson
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:63-81. 2010
  6. doi The STAT-MI (ST-Segment Analysis Using Wireless Technology in Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial improves outcomes
    Monica Sanchez-Ross
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:222-7. 2011
  7. ncbi Emergency obstetric care availability: a critical assessment of the current indicator
    Sabine Gabrysch
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls Universitat, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 17:2-8. 2012
  8. ncbi Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Europe
    Christie Atwood
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Resuscitation 67:75-80. 2005
  9. pmc Feasibility of prehospital teleconsultation in acute stroke--a pilot study in clinical routine
    Sebastian Bergrath
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e36796. 2012
  10. pmc Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010

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  1. pmc Chest compression fraction determines survival in patients with out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation
    Jim Christenson
    MSc, Emergency and Health Services Commission of British Columbia, 302 2955 Virtual Way, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V5M 4X6
    Circulation 120:1241-7. 2009
    ....
  2. doi Mechanism, glasgow coma scale, age, and arterial pressure (MGAP): a new simple prehospital triage score to predict mortality in trauma patients
    Danielle Sartorius
    Department of Emergency Medicine and Surgery, Université Lyon 1 and Hospices Civils de Lyon, Lyon, France
    Crit Care Med 38:831-7. 2010
    ..Prehospital triage of trauma patients is of paramount importance because adequate trauma center referral improves survival. We developed a simple score that is easy to calculate in the prehospital phase...
  3. ncbi Inappropriate prehospital ventilation in severe traumatic brain injury increases in-hospital mortality
    Travis M Dumont
    Division of Neurosurgery, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05401, USA
    J Neurotrauma 27:1233-41. 2010
    ..Our results suggest that abnormal Pco(2) on presentation after severe head trauma is correlated with increased in-hospital mortality. We advocate normoventilation in the prehospital setting...
  4. pmc Regional variation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidence and outcome
    Graham Nichol
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington Clinical Trial Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    JAMA 300:1423-31. 2008
    ..The health and policy implications of regional variation in incidence and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest remain to be determined...
  5. doi Predictors of survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Comilla Sasson
    Departments of Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:63-81. 2010
    ..evaluated the strength of associations between OHCA and key factors (event witnessed by a bystander or emergency medical services [EMS], provision of bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation [CPR], initial cardiac rhythm, or the return ..
  6. doi The STAT-MI (ST-Segment Analysis Using Wireless Technology in Acute Myocardial Infarction) trial improves outcomes
    Monica Sanchez-Ross
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey New Jersey Medical School, Newark, New Jersey 07103, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:222-7. 2011
    ....
  7. ncbi Emergency obstetric care availability: a critical assessment of the current indicator
    Sabine Gabrysch
    Institute of Public Health, Ruprecht Karls Universitat, Heidelberg, Germany
    Trop Med Int Health 17:2-8. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi Incidence of EMS-treated out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Europe
    Christie Atwood
    School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Resuscitation 67:75-80. 2005
    ..The aim of the investigation was to determine a representative European incidence and survival from cardiac arrest in all-rhythms and in ventricular fibrillation treated by the emergency medical services (EMS).
  9. pmc Feasibility of prehospital teleconsultation in acute stroke--a pilot study in clinical routine
    Sebastian Bergrath
    Department of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Aachen, RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e36796. 2012
    ..Inter-hospital teleconsultation improves stroke care. To transfer this concept into the emergency medical service (EMS), the feasibility and effects of prehospital teleconsultation were investigated...
  10. pmc Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway--a prospective population-based observational study
    Erik Zakariassen
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Box 94, Drøbak, Norway
    BMC Emerg Med 10:5. 2010
    ....
  11. ncbi The impact of a new CPR assist device on rate of return of spontaneous circulation in out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Michael Casner
    San Francisco Fire Department, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 9:61-7. 2005
    ..chest compression device (AutoPulse, Revivant Corporation) to evaluate its function in a large urban emergency medical services (EMS) service...
  12. ncbi Cardiac arrest in schools
    Katayoun Lotfi
    Emergency Medical Services Division, Public Health Seattle and King County, 401 Fifth Ave, Suite 1200, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    Circulation 116:1374-9. 2007
    ..The purpose of the present study is to improve understanding of the epidemiology of cardiac arrest in the school setting, with a special focus on the role of school-based automated external defibrillators...
  13. ncbi Treatment of comatose survivors of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with induced hypothermia
    Stephen A Bernard
    Intensive Care Unit, Dandenong Hospital, Dandenong, Australia
    N Engl J Med 346:557-63. 2002
    ..In a randomized, controlled trial, we compared the effects of moderate hypothermia and normothermia in patients who remained unconscious after resuscitation from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  14. pmc The top five research priorities in physician-provided pre-hospital critical care: a consensus report from a European research collaboration
    Espen Fevang
    Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 19:57. 2011
    Physician-manned emergency medical teams supplement other emergency medical services in some countries...
  15. pmc Chest-compression-only versus standard cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a meta-analysis
    Michael Hüpfl
    Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain Therapy, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
    Lancet 376:1552-7. 2010
    ..We aimed to establish the association of chest-compression-only CPR with survival in patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest...
  16. doi Global incidences of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and survival rates: Systematic review of 67 prospective studies
    Jocelyn Berdowski
    Department of Cardiology, Academic Medical Centre University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Resuscitation 81:1479-87. 2010
    ..The aim of this investigation was to estimate and contrast the global incidence and outcome of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) to provide a better understanding of the variability in risk and survival of OHCA...
  17. doi Vasopressin and epinephrine vs. epinephrine alone in cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Pierre Yves Gueugniaud
    Service d Aide Médicale Urgente 69, Hospices Civils de Lyon, University of Lyon 1, Lyon, France
    N Engl J Med 359:21-30. 2008
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  18. ncbi Intravenous drug administration during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized trial
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    JAMA 302:2222-9. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi Responsiveness to life-threatening obstetric emergencies in two hospitals in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
    V Gohou
    Institut National de Santé Publique, Abidjan, Cote d Ivoire
    Trop Med Int Health 9:406-15. 2004
    ....
  20. ncbi Direct transport within an organized state trauma system reduces mortality in patients with severe traumatic brain injury
    Roger Hartl
    Department of Neurological Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, and the Brain Trauma Foundation, New York, New York 10021, USA
    J Trauma 60:1250-6; discussion 1256. 2006
    ..This multi-center study was conducted to explore the effect of prehospital management decisions on early mortality after severe TBI...
  21. ncbi Associations between outdoor air pollution and emergency department visits for stroke in Edmonton, Canada
    Paul J Villeneuve
    Air Health Effects Division, Environmental Contaminants Bureau, Health Canada, 269 Laurier Ave W 3rd Floor, 3 022 PL4903C, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, K1A 0K9
    Eur J Epidemiol 21:689-700. 2006
    ..20 (95% CI = 1.00-1.43). Our results suggest it is possible that vehicular traffic, which produces increased levels of NO(2) and CO, contributes to an increased incidence of emergency department visits for stroke...
  22. ncbi Prehospital advanced life support provided by specially trained physicians: is there a benefit in terms of life years gained?
    H M Lossius
    Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Rogaland Central Hospital, Stavanger, Norwegian Air Ambulance, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 46:771-8. 2002
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the health benefit from an anesthesiologist-manned prehospital emergency medical service (EMS), and to separate the benefit of the anesthesiologist from that of rapid transport...
  23. ncbi Manual chest compression vs use of an automated chest compression device during resuscitation following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a randomized trial
    Al Hallstrom
    Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    JAMA 295:2620-8. 2006
    ..Compared with manual chest compression, an automated load-distributing band (LDB) chest compression device produces greater blood flow to vital organs and may improve resuscitation outcomes...
  24. ncbi Pre-hospital airway management: guidelines from a task force from the Scandinavian Society for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
    P Berlac
    Copenhagen Mobile Intensive Care Unit, Rigshospitalet, Capital Region of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 52:897-907. 2008
    ..A supraglottic device such as the laryngeal tube or the intubation laryngeal mask should also be available as a backup device for anaesthesiologists in failed ETI...
  25. pmc Oslo government district bombing and Utøya island shooting July 22, 2011: the immediate prehospital emergency medical service response
    Stephen Jm Sollid
    Air Ambulance Department, Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 20:3. 2012
    ..On July 22, 2011, a single perpetrator killed 77 people in a car bomb attack and a shooting spree incident in Norway. This article describes the emergency medical service (EMS) response elicited by the two incidents...
  26. ncbi Availability and use of emergency obstetric services: Kenya, Rwanda, Southern Sudan, and Uganda
    L Pearson
    UNICEF Regional Office of Eastern and Southern Africa ESARO, EmOC Working Group on Indicators, Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 88:208-15. 2005
    ..The article summarises the baseline assessments of emergency obstetric care (EmOC) carried out in Uganda, Kenya, Southern Sudan, and Rwanda in 2003 and 2004...
  27. ncbi Guidelines for field triage of injured patients: recommendations of the National Expert Panel on Field Triage, 2011
    Scott M Sasser
    Division of Injury Response, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia 30341 3717, USA
    MMWR Recomm Rep 61:1-20. 2012
    ..4 million (18%) of these injured patients were transported by Emergency Medical Services (EMS)...
  28. ncbi Prehospital advanced airway management by ambulance technicians and paramedics: is clinical practice sufficient to maintain skills?
    C D Deakin
    South Central Ambulance Service NHS Trust, Hampshire Division, Sparrowgrove, Otterbourne, UK
    Emerg Med J 26:888-91. 2009
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  29. ncbi A meta-analysis of prehospital airway control techniques part I: orotracheal and nasotracheal intubation success rates
    Michael W Hubble
    Emergency Medical Care Program, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina 28723, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 14:377-401. 2010
    ..Reported intubation success rates vary widely, and established benchmarks are lacking...
  30. ncbi Few emergency medical services patients with lower-extremity fractures receive prehospital analgesia
    Christine Clara McEachin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 6:406-10. 2002
    Previous literature has identified prehospital pain management as an important emergency medical services (EMS) function, and few patients transported by EMS with musculoskeletal injuries receive prehospital analgesia (PA).
  31. ncbi Out-of-hospital extracorporeal life support for cardiac arrest-A case report
    M Arlt
    Department of Anesthesiology, Aeromedical Service, University Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
    Resuscitation 82:1243-5. 2011
    ..This case shows that Mini-ECMO support can be used to restore an effective circulation and gas exchange in the out-of-hospital setting...
  32. doi Patient safety in emergency medical services: a systematic review of the literature
    Blair L Bigham
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Prehosp Emerg Care 16:20-35. 2012
    Preventable harm from medical care has been extensively documented in the inpatient setting. Emergency medical services (EMS) providers care for patients in dynamic and challenging environments; prehospital emergency care is a field that ..
  33. pmc Efficacy of site-independent telemedicine in the STRokE DOC trial: a randomised, blinded, prospective study
    Brett C Meyer
    Department of Neurosciences, El Centro Regional Medical Center, El Centro, CA, USA
    Lancet Neurol 7:787-95. 2008
    ....
  34. doi Prehospital epinephrine use and survival among patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Akihito Hagihara
    Kyushu University Graduate School of Medicine, Department of Health Services Management and Policy, 3 1 1 Maidashi, Higashi ku, Fukuoka 812 8582, Japan
    JAMA 307:1161-8. 2012
    ..Epinephrine is widely used in cardiopulmonary resuscitation for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). However, the effectiveness of epinephrine use before hospital arrival has not been established...
  35. ncbi [Mobile computing systems in preclinical care of stroke. Results of the Stroke Angel initiative within the BMBF project PerCoMed]
    V Ziegler
    Neurologische Klinik, Rhön Klinikum, Von Guttenberg Str 10, 97616, Bad Neustadt Saale, Deutschland
    Anaesthesist 57:677-85. 2008
    ....
  36. doi Telemedicine versus telephone for remote emergency stroke consultations: a critically appraised topic
    Dan J Capampangan
    Department of Neurology, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Scottsdale, Arizona 85259, USA
    Neurologist 15:163-6. 2009
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  37. ncbi Use of an automated, load-distributing band chest compression device for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation
    Marcus Eng Hock Ong
    Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA
    JAMA 295:2629-37. 2006
    ..Only 1% to 8% of adults with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survive to hospital discharge...
  38. doi Influence of prehospital treatment on the outcome of patients with severe blunt traumatic brain injury: a single-centre study
    Giorgio Berlot
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
    Eur J Emerg Med 16:312-7. 2009
    ....
  39. doi Effectiveness of emergency response planning for sudden cardiac arrest in United States high schools with automated external defibrillators
    Jonathan A Drezner
    Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine, 4245 Roosevelt Way NE, University of Washington, Box 354775, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Circulation 120:518-25. 2009
    ..We analyzed the effectiveness of emergency response planning for sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) in a large cohort of US high schools that had onsite AED programs...
  40. doi Pre-hospital cardiac arrest in Prague, Czech Republic--the Utstein-style report
    Ondrej Franek
    EMS Prague, Korunní 98, Prague 10, Czech Republic
    Resuscitation 81:831-5. 2010
    ..This study aimed to report results of pre-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in the city of Prague in accordance with 'Utstein-style' recommendations...
  41. pmc Efficacy of a two-tiered trauma team activation protocol in a Norwegian trauma centre
    M Rehn
    Department of Research, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
    Br J Surg 99:199-208. 2012
    ..A two-tiered TTA protocol was introduced and analysed to examine its impact on triage precision and resource utilization...
  42. ncbi Changing incidence of out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation, 1980-2000
    Leonard A Cobb
    Department of Medicine, University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center, 325 Ninth Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    JAMA 288:3008-13. 2002
    ..Recent reports from 2 European cities and an earlier observation from Seattle, Wash, suggest that the number of patients treated for out-of-hospital ventricular fibrillation (VF) has declined...
  43. doi The World Health Organization program for emergency surgical, obstetric, and anesthetic care: from Mongolia to the future
    Fizan Abdullah
    Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 N Wolfe St, Harvey 319, Baltimore, MD 21287 0005, USA
    Arch Surg 146:620-3. 2011
    ..The results of the third biennial meeting of global EESC members in Mongolia are outlined as well as future challenges...
  44. doi Overcoming gendered and professional hierarchies in order to facilitate escalation of care in emergency situations: the role of standardised communication protocols
    Nicola Mackintosh
    NIHR King s Patient Safety and Service Quality Research Centre, King s College London, London, WC2R 1HH, United Kingdom
    Soc Sci Med 71:1683-6. 2010
    ..The paper discusses the potential for these protocols to inter-relate and act as a mediating boundary object between nursing and medical staff, enabling understanding and sharing of cultural context...
  45. doi Good outcome in every fourth resuscitation attempt is achievable--an Utstein template report from the Stavanger region
    Thomas Werner Lindner
    Department of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care, Stavanger University Hospital, Norway
    Resuscitation 82:1508-13. 2011
    ..Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) is a major cause of death in the western world. We wanted to study changes in survival over time and factors linked to this in a region which have already reported high survival rates...
  46. pmc Barriers and facilitators to provide effective pre-hospital trauma care for road traffic injury victims in Iran: a grounded theory approach
    Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli
    Division of Global Health, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    BMC Emerg Med 10:20. 2010
    ..The current study aimed to explore pre-hospital trauma care process for RTI victims in Iran and to identify potential areas for improvements based on the experience and perception of pre-hospital trauma care professionals...
  47. doi An investigation into the cost, coverage and activities of Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the state of New South Wales, Australia
    Colman B Taylor
    The George Institute for Global Health, Camperdown, NSW, 2050, Australia
    Injury 42:1088-94. 2011
    Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) have been incorporated into modern health systems for their speed and coverage...
  48. pmc Which stroke symptoms prompt a 911 call? A population-based study
    Dawn Kleindorfer
    Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0525, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 28:607-12. 2010
    ..Most studies have found that less than half of stroke/transient ischemic attack (TIA) events result in a 911 call. We sought to determine which symptoms prompt the public to call 911...
  49. pmc Pre-hospital intubation by anaesthesiologists in patients with severe trauma: an audit of a Norwegian helicopter emergency medical service
    Stephen J M Sollid
    Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:30. 2010
    ....
  50. doi Epidemiology and outcomes from non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Korea: A nationwide observational study
    Ki ok Ahn
    Center for Education and Training of EMS and Rescue, Seoul Fire Academy, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Resuscitation 81:974-81. 2010
    ..We aimed to describe the epidemiological features and to determine the predictors for survival to discharge of non-traumatic out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) in Korea...
  51. ncbi Evaluation of medical command and control using performance indicators in a full-scale, major aircraft accident exercise
    Dan Gryth
    Department of Clinical Science and Education, Söderjukhuset, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Prehospital Centre, Stockholm, Sweden
    Prehosp Disaster Med 25:118-23. 2010
    ..Command and control in disaster medicine organizations can benefit from objective results from disaster exercises to identify areas that must be improved...
  52. pmc Emergency medical care in developing countries: is it worthwhile?
    Junaid A Razzak
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06512, USA
    Bull World Health Organ 80:900-5. 2002
    ..A basic but effective level of emergency medical care responds to perceived and actual community needs and improves the health of populations...
  53. ncbi Mobile Emergency Care Service: analysis of Brazilian policy
    Cristiani Vieira Machado
    Escola Nacional de Saude Publica, Fundacao Oswaldo Cruz, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
    Rev Saude Publica 45:519-28. 2011
    ..To analyze the configuration of mobile emergency health care policy in Brazil...
  54. doi More than medical treatment: the patient's first encounter with prehospital emergency care
    Carina Elmqvist
    Centre for Acute and Critical Care, School of Health Sciences and Social Work, Vaxjo University, Georg Lückligs väg 8, Vaxjo, Sweden
    Int Emerg Nurs 16:185-92. 2008
    ....
  55. doi Outcomes of chest compression only CPR versus conventional CPR conducted by lay people in patients with out of hospital cardiopulmonary arrest witnessed by bystanders: nationwide population based observational study
    Toshio Ogawa
    Nara Medical University School of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Health Management and Policy, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    BMJ 342:c7106. 2011
    ..To compare the effectiveness of cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) with chest compression only and conventional CPR on outcomes after cardiopulmonary arrest out of hospital...
  56. pmc Medical pre-hospital management reduces mortality in severe blunt trauma: a prospective epidemiological study
    Jean Michel Yeguiayan
    Universite de Bourgogne, Service d Anesthésie et Réanimation SAMU 21, Hopital General, 3 rue Faubourg Raines, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Dijon, Faculte de Medecine, 21033 Dijon Cedex, France
    Crit Care 15:R34. 2011
    ..This study aimed to compare the impact of medical pre-hospital management performed by SMUR (Service Mobile d'Urgences et de Réanimation) with non-medical pre-hospital management provided by fire brigades (non-SMUR) on 30-day mortality...
  57. 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...
  58. doi Is it the H or the EMS in HEMS that has an impact on trauma patient mortality? A systematic review of the evidence
    Daniel P Butler
    Academic Foundation Trainee, Department of Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery, University of Oxford, Kadoorie Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford OX3 9DU, UK
    Emerg Med J 27:692-701. 2010
    ..This study systematically reviews the evidence comparing helicopter and ground transfer of trauma patients from the scene of injury...
  59. doi Impact of transport to critical care medical centers on outcomes after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    Kentaro Kajino
    Emergency and Critical Care Medical Center, Osaka Police Hospital, Kitayama cho, 10 31 Tennouji ku, 543 0035 Osaka, Japan
    Resuscitation 81:549-54. 2010
    ..Post-resuscitation care has emerged as an important predictor of survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). In Japan, selected hospitals are certified as Critical Care Medical Centers (CCMCs) based on their ability and expertise...
  60. pmc Precision of field triage in patients brought to a trauma centre after introducing trauma team activation guidelines
    Marius Rehn
    Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drobak, Norway
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 17:1. 2009
    ..Previous informal trauma team activation (TTA) at Ulleval University Hospital (UUH) caused imprecise triage. We have analyzed triage precision after introduction of TTA guidelines...
  61. ncbi Prehospital hypotension redefined
    Brandon Bruns
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burns, Trauma, and Critical Care, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Parkland Memorial Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 65:1217-21. 2008
    ..However, Advanced Trauma Life Support recognizes this threshold as a late sign of shock. We undertook the current study to determine whether a higher PSBP threshold may identify patients at significant risk of death...
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi Quality of out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation with real time automated feedback: a prospective interventional study
    Jo Kramer-Johansen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, University of Oslo, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 71:283-92. 2006
    ..To compare quality of CPR during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest with and without automated feedback...
  64. ncbi Increased survival among severe trauma patients: the impact of a national trauma system
    Kobi Peleg
    Author Affiliations Israel National Center for Trauma and Emergency Medicine Research, The Gertner Institute for Epidemiology and Health Policy Research, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
    Arch Surg 139:1231-6. 2004
    ..The survival of severe trauma patients is affected by the implementation of a national trauma system, which brought about developments both at the hospital and prehospital levels during the past decade...
  65. ncbi International EMS systems: United Kingdom
    John J M Black
    John Radclife Hospital, Headley Way, Oxford, UK
    Resuscitation 64:21-9. 2005
    ..We describe the strengths and weaknesses of current Emergency Medical Systems (EMS) in the UK and comment on future areas for improving and developing emergency patient care...
  66. ncbi Early lactate clearance is associated with improved outcome in severe sepsis and septic shock
    H Bryant Nguyen
    Department of Emergency Medicine HBN, Loma Linda University and Medical Center, 11234 Anderson Street, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
    Crit Care Med 32:1637-42. 2004
    ..We hypothesize that a high lactate clearance in 6 hrs is associated with decreased mortality rate...
  67. ncbi Rapid response car as a supplement to the helicopter in a physician-based HEMS system
    A R Nakstad
    Prehospital Division Air ambulance, Ulleval University Hospital, Lørenskog, Norway
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 48:588-91. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe the use of a rapid response car (RRC) as a supplement to the ambulance helicopter in a mixed urban/rural region in Norway...
  68. ncbi A cumulative meta-analysis of the effectiveness of defibrillator-capable emergency medical services for victims of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest
    G Nichol
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Loeb Health Research Institute, Division of General Internal Medicine, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 34:517-25. 1999
    ..Treatment for this includes cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and emergency medical services (EMS) that provide CPR-basic life support (BLS), BLS with defibrillation (BLS-D), or advanced life ..
  69. 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...
  70. ncbi Respiratory rate as a prehospital triage tool in rural trauma
    Hans Husum
    Department of Anesthesiology, Institute of Clinical Medicine, University Hospital of Northern Norway, Tromsoe
    J Trauma 55:466-70. 2003
    ..The present pilot study explored the accuracy of simple prehospital triage tools in the hands of nongraduate trauma care providers in the minefields of North Iraq and Cambodia...
  71. ncbi The chain of survival
    Jerry Nolan
    Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Royal United Hospital, Combe Park, Bath, Banes BA1 3NG, United Kingdom
    Resuscitation 71:270-1. 2006
  72. ncbi Prehospital rapid sequence intubation for head trauma: conditions for a successful program
    Samir M Fakhry
    Trauma Services, Inova Regional Trauma Center, Inova Fairfax Hospital, Falls Church, Virginia, USA
    J Trauma 60:997-1001. 2006
    ....
  73. ncbi Pre-hospital endotracheal intubation and positive pressure ventilation is associated with hypotension and decreased survival in hypovolemic trauma patients: an analysis of the National Trauma Data Bank
    Shahid Shafi
    Division of Burns, Trauma and Surgical Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9158, USA
    J Trauma 59:1140-5; discussion 1145-7. 2005
    ..An alternative hypothesis is that positive pressure ventilation increases mortality because positive pressure ventilation causes hypotension in severely injured hypovolemic patients...
  74. ncbi The impact of prehospital ventilation on outcome after severe traumatic brain injury
    Keir J Warner
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    J Trauma 62:1330-6; discussion 1336-8. 2007
    ..We sought to determine the incidence of hyperventilation among a cohort of trauma patients undergoing prehospital intubation and the impact of ventilation on outcome after severe TBI...
  75. ncbi Effect of an airway education program on prehospital intubation
    Eric R Swanson
    Division of Emergency Medicine and AirMed, University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Air Med J 21:28-31. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of an airway education program (AEP) on prehospital intubation...
  76. ncbi Quality of cardiac massage with ratio compression-ventilation 5/1 and 15/2
    J L Greingor
    Prehospital Emergency Medical Mobil Unit, Emergency Department, CHR Metz, 1, place Philippe de Vigneulles, 57 038 Metz, France
    Resuscitation 55:263-7. 2002
    ..The aim of this study is to study the quality of chest compressions over a period of 5 min with a compression-ventilation ratio of 5/1 and 15/2...
  77. ncbi Optimal defibrillation response intervals for maximum out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival rates
    Valerie J De Maio
    Ottawa Health Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 42:242-50. 2003
    Many centers optimize their emergency medical services (EMS) systems to achieve a target defibrillation response interval of "call received by dispatch" to "arrival at scene by responder with defibrillator" in 8 minutes or less for at ..
  78. ncbi Unrecognized misplacement of endotracheal tubes in a mixed urban to rural emergency medical services setting
    Michael E Jemmett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Maine Medical Center, Portland, ME 04102, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:961-5. 2003
    To determine the rate of unrecognized endotracheal tube misplacement when performed by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel in a mixed urban and rural setting.
  79. ncbi Where's the tube? Evaluation of hand-held ultrasound in confirming endotracheal tube placement
    Rosaleen Chun
    Department of Anesthesia, Foothills Medical Centre, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Prehosp Disaster Med 19:366-9. 2004
    ..Thoracic sonography, previously utilized to detect pneumothoraces, has not been tested to assess ETT placement...
  80. doi Prehospital care - scoop and run or stay and play?
    R Malcolm Smith
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA 02114, USA
    Injury 40:S23-6. 2009
    ..There may be more need for advanced techniques in the rural environment or where transport times are prolonged and certainly a need for more studies into subsets of patients who may benefit from interventions in the field...
  81. ncbi Early ventilation in traumatic brain injury
    Daniel P Davis
    UC San Diego Department of Emergency Medicine, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8676, San Diego, CA 92103 8676, United States
    Resuscitation 76:333-40. 2008
    ..Finally, the limited data regarding the impact of hypoventilation and hypercapnia on outcome from TBI are discussed...
  82. ncbi Increased mortality in rural vehicular trauma: identifying contributing factors through data linkage
    Richard P Gonzalez
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Study of Rural Vehicular Trauma, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama 36617 2293, USA
    J Trauma 61:404-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to identify prehospital causes of the higher rural fatality rates by linking, analyzing, and comparing prehospital data for rural and urban vehicular crashes...
  83. pmc A randomized clinical trial to reduce patient prehospital delay to treatment in acute coronary syndrome
    Kathleen Dracup
    University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:524-32. 2009
    ..Therefore, we conducted a clinical randomized trial to test whether an intervention tailored specifically for patients with ACS and delivered one-on-one would reduce prehospital delay time...
  84. doi Understanding why patients delay seeking care for acute coronary syndromes
    Mark D Sullivan
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:148-54. 2009
    ..Delay in presenting for care after the onset of symptoms is common, limits the potential benefit of acute reperfusion, and has not been reduced by interventions tested thus far...
  85. ncbi Acute traumatic coagulopathy
    Karim Brohi
    Trauma and Critical Care Unit, Royal London Hospital, United Kingdom
    J Trauma 54:1127-30. 2003
    ..Traumatic coagulopathy is thought to be caused primarily by fluid administration and hypothermia...
  86. ncbi Distance impacts mortality in trauma patients with an intubation attempt
    Michael T Cudnik
    Department of Emergency Medicine, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    Prehosp Emerg Care 12:459-66. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether patients injured farther from the hospital benefit more from OOH-ETI than those injured closer...
  87. ncbi Improving access to acute stroke therapies: a controlled trial of organised pre-hospital and emergency care
    Debbie A Quain
    Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Med J Aust 189:429-33. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Out-of hospital advanced life support with or without a physician: effects on quality of CPR and outcome
    Theresa M Olasveengen
    Institute for Experimental Medical Research, Department of Anesthesiology, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevaal, Oslo, Norway
    Resuscitation 80:1248-52. 2009
    ..The presence of physicians is believed to facilitate optimal management of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, but has not been sufficiently documented...
  89. ncbi Defibrillation or cardiopulmonary resuscitation first for patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrests found by paramedics to be in ventricular fibrillation? A randomised control trial
    Paul W Baker
    South Australian Ambulance Service, 216 Greenhill Road, Eastwood, South Australia 5063, Australia
    Resuscitation 79:424-31. 2008
    ....
  90. ncbi Use of the intubating laryngeal mask airway in emergency pre-hospital difficult intubation
    Eric Tentillier
    Samu 33, Department of Emergency SAMU SMUR, Pellegrin Hospital, 33076 Bordeaux Cedex, France
    Resuscitation 77:30-4. 2008
    ..We decided to assess the intubating laryngeal mask airway (ILMA) after failure of tracheal intubation (TI) under direct laryngoscopy...
  91. doi Scandinavian pre-hospital physician-manned Emergency Medical Services--same concept across borders?
    Andreas J Krüger
    Department of Research and Development, Norwegian Air Ambulance Foundation, Drøbak, Norway
    Resuscitation 81:427-33. 2010
    ..This study aims to provide a comprehensive profile of the pre-hospital, physician-manned EMS in the Scandinavian countries...
  92. ncbi Out-of-hospital spinal immobilization: its effect on neurologic injury
    M Hauswald
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of New Mexico, School of Medicine, Albuquerque 87131 5246, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 5:214-9. 1998
    ..To examine the effect of emergency immobilization on neurologic outcome of patients who have blunt traumatic spinal injuries...
  93. doi Factors influencing delay in presentation for acute stroke in an emergency department in Milan, Italy
    A Maestroni
    UO Cardiologia, PO Giussano, Azienda Ospedaliera Ospedale Civile di Vimercate, Milan, Italy
    Emerg Med J 25:340-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to describe delays in presentation to hospital and in the emergency department (ED) management of patients with acute stroke and to identify factors influencing these delays in an Italian urban hospital...
  94. ncbi Does prehospital ultrasound improve treatment of the trauma patient? A systematic review
    Henrik Jørgensen
    Department of Anaesthesia, Centre of Head and Orthopaedics, Copenhagen University Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Emerg Med 17:249-53. 2010
    ..There is currently no evidence in the literature that prehospital US of the abdomen or thorax improves treatment of trauma patients...
  95. doi Clinical trials in the out-of-hospital setting: rationale and strategies for successful implementation
    Paul E Pepe
    Department of Medicine, School of Public Health, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:S91-101. 2009
    ..In certain venues, out-of-hospital emergency medical services personnel are highly skilled at managing resuscitations and routinely operate under strict, highly ..
  96. doi Pre-hospital transcranial Doppler in severe traumatic brain injury: a pilot study
    K Tazarourte
    Service d aide médicale urgente SAMU 77, Pôle Urgence, Hôpital Marc Jacquet, Melun, France
    Acta Anaesthesiol Scand 55:422-8. 2011
    ..Investigation of the feasibility and usefulness of pre-hospital transcranial Doppler (TCD) to guide early goal-directed therapy following severe traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
  97. doi Video quality of 3G videophones for telephone cardiopulmonary resuscitation
    Uwe Tränkler
    Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany
    J Telemed Telecare 14:396-400. 2008
    ..Thus it seems possible to use 3G videophones for emergency calls involving CPR. However, further studies on the required video quality in different scenarios are necessary...
  98. ncbi [Prehospital trauma triage before and after deployment of a physician-manned mobile emergency care unit in Nordsjaelland]
    Rikke Meisler
    Akutlaegebil Nordsjaelland, Anaestesiologisk afdeling, Hillerød Hospital, DK 3400 Hillerød
    Ugeskr Laeger 171:2548-52. 2009
    ..This study compared the influence of on-scene deployment of physicians with medical telephone counselling of paramedics on the triage of trauma patients...
  99. doi Prehospital intravenous fluid administration is associated with higher mortality in trauma patients: a National Trauma Data Bank analysis
    Elliott R Haut
    Division of Acute Care Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Ann Surg 253:371-7. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that trauma patients who received prehospital IV fluids have higher mortality than trauma patients who did not receive IV fluids in the prehospital setting...
  100. pmc Is advanced life support better than basic life support in prehospital care? A systematic review
    Olli Pekka Ryynanen
    University of Eastern Finland, Department of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, P O Box 1627, 70211 Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med 18:62. 2010
    ..ALS-level prehospital care uses invasive methods, such as intravenous fluids, medications and intubation. However, the effectiveness of ALS care compared to BLS has been questionable...
  101. ncbi [Evaluation of the severity and monitoring of early complications in multitrauma]
    Marc Freysz
    Rev Prat 57:441-52. 2007

Research Grants79

  1. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..develop an innovative mathematical tool to guide health planners in maximizing access to their State emergency medical services systems...
  2. Comparative Effectiveness of Prehospital and Hospital Emergency Care
    Joel C Cantor; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Patients with critical conditions such as cardiac arrest or major trauma often depend on prehospital emergency medical services (EMS) for life-saving care...
  3. From Nanoparticles to Novel Protective Garments
    Shyamala Rajagopalan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..disposable chemical protective clothing for use by personnel associated with law enforcement agencies, emergency medical services, medical/triage facilities, and other federal, state, or local emergency agencies as well as by fire ..
  4. Intranasal Naloxone: An Opioid Overdose Antidote
    DANIEL PAUL WERMELING; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..pharmaceutical - naloxone (NLX) hydrochloride - for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose by emergency medical services. Emergency medical service personnel would prefer a non-injection based antidote to avoid accidental ..
  5. Intranasal Naloxone: An Opioid Overdose Antidote
    DANIEL PAUL WERMELING; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..pharmaceutical - naloxone (NLX) hydrochloride - for the emergency treatment of opioid overdose by emergency medical services. Emergency medical service personnel would prefer a non-injection based antidote to avoid accidental ..
  6. National Consensus Conference on Community Paramedicine
    Douglas Kupas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Committee on Rural Emergency Care (JCREC), comprised of members from the National Association of State Emergency Medical Services Officials and the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health, issued a discussion paper ..
  7. EXPOSURE TO BLOOD AMONG NON-HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE WORKERS
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..g., clinics, long-term care facilities, emergency medical services, correctional facilities, and home health care), (b)comparison of overall blood exposure incidence among ..
  8. EXPOSURE TO BLOOD AMONG NON-HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE WORKERS
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., clinics, long-term care facilities, emergency medical services, correctional facilities, and home health care), (b)comparison of overall blood exposure incidence among ..
  9. CTRIP Ex-vivo perfusion and ventilation of lungs to assess transplant suitability
    Thomas Egan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..to develop an educational tool to enhance involvement of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel to identify appropriate NHBDs for lung donation and facilitate lung donation from NHBDs...
  10. CTRIP Ex-vivo perfusion and ventilation of lungs to assess transplant suitability
    Thomas M Egan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..to develop an educational tool to enhance involvement of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel to identify appropriate NHBDs for lung donation and facilitate lung donation from NHBDs...
  11. EXPOSURE TO BLOOD AMONG NON-HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE WORKERS
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..g., clinics, long-term care facilities, emergency medical services, correctional facilities, and home health care), (b)comparison of overall blood exposure incidence among ..
  12. EXPOSURE TO BLOOD AMONG NON-HOSPITAL HEALTH CARE WORKERS
    Jack Leiss; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..g., clinics, long-term care facilities, emergency medical services, correctional facilities, and home health care), (b)comparison of overall blood exposure incidence among ..
  13. Trauma System Evaluation with Survival Time Models
    David E Clark; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..applicant): SUMMARY / ABSTRACT Proposed Objective and Approach: To determine and evaluate components of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and trauma systems that contribute to improved outcomes for acutely injured persons, using public ..
  14. Trauma System Evaluation with Survival Time Models
    David Clark; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..applicant): SUMMARY / ABSTRACT Proposed Objective and Approach: To determine and evaluate components of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and trauma systems that contribute to improved outcomes for acutely injured persons, using public ..
  15. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..develop an innovative mathematical tool to guide health planners in maximizing access to their State emergency medical services systems...
  16. APPLIED REGIONALIZATION OF EMERGENCY CARE
    Charles Branas; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..develop an innovative mathematical tool to guide health planners in maximizing access to their State emergency medical services systems...
  17. PRE-HOSPITAL TREATMENT OF STATUS EPILEPTICUS
    Daniel Lowenstein; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In 1990, the San Francisco Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system developed a protocol that allowed paramedics to administer intravenous diazepam for the ..
  18. National EMS Patient Safety Reporting System
    ROLLIN FAIRBANKS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    Specific data on errors, near misses, and adverse events occurring during emergency medical services (EMS) care do not exist...
  19. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through a better understanding of child neck mechanics during these changes, emergency medical services such as patient extraction, transport, and diagnosis can be performed without further exacerbation of ..
  20. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Through a better understanding of child neck mechanics during these changes, emergency medical services such as patient extraction, transport, and diagnosis can be performed without further exacerbation of ..
  21. The Role of Neck Muscle Mechanics in Pediatric Head and Neck Injury
    David Nuckley; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Through a better understanding of child neck mechanics during these changes, emergency medical services such as patient extraction, transport, and diagnosis can be performed without further exacerbation of ..
  22. The Milwaukee Clinical Site Hub
    TOM PAUL AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services System, implementing selected NETT protocols, is a national leader in out-of-hospital exception from ..
  23. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Data Coordinating Center
    Gerald van Belle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2) To continue our observational study of care processes and outcomes for emergency medical services (EMS) care through the Epistry registry...
  24. Milwaukee Regional Clinical Center
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Memorial Lutheran Hospital (FMLH), the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services System (MCEMS) as a Regional Clinical Center for the PULSE consortium, to be known as the Milwaukee ..
  25. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Data Coordinating Center
    Gerald van Belle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2) To continue our observational study of care processes and outcomes for emergency medical services (EMS) care through the Epistry registry...
  26. Milwaukee Regional Clinical Center
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Memorial Lutheran Hospital (FMLH), the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services System (MCEMS) as a Regional Clinical Center for the PULSE consortium, to be known as the Milwaukee ..
  27. Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC) Data Coordinating Center
    Gerald van Belle; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..2) To continue our observational study of care processes and outcomes for emergency medical services (EMS) care through the Epistry registry...
  28. Milwaukee Regional Clinical Center
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Memorial Lutheran Hospital (FMLH), the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services System (MCEMS) as a Regional Clinical Center for the PULSE consortium, to be known as the Milwaukee ..
  29. Milwaukee Regional Clinical Center
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Memorial Lutheran Hospital (FMLH), the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW), and the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services System (MCEMS) as a Regional Clinical Center for the PULSE consortium, to be known as the Milwaukee ..
  30. Research Ethics in Emergency Medical Services: Working conference for development
    Lynn White; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The final document will be distributed to IRBs and submitted for publication in a peer review journal as well as posted on the NHTSA web site and NIH web sites as appropriate. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Howard Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Also within the School of Medicine is the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services whose role is epidemiological study of traumatic injury...
  32. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Howard Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Also within the School of Medicine is the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services whose role is epidemiological study of traumatic injury...
  33. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Howard Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Also within the School of Medicine is the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services whose role is epidemiological study of traumatic injury...
  34. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Howard M Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Also within the School of Medicine is the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services whose role is epidemiological study of traumatic injury...
  35. Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trials Network
    Howard Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Also within the School of Medicine is the National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services whose role is epidemiological study of traumatic injury...
  36. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Jon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation, including injuries related to traumatic brain injuries, at R Adams Cowley ..
  37. Milwaukee Clinical Site Hub
    TOM PAUL AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..of the selected NETT Network protocols will exploit the award-winning models of the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System and the nationally recognized Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers housed at FMLH Adult ..
  38. Milwaukee Clinical Site Hub
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of the selected NETT Network protocols will exploit the award-winning models of the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System and the nationally recognized Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers housed at FMLH Adult ..
  39. Milwaukee Clinical Site Hub
    THOMAS AUFDERHEIDE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of the selected NETT Network protocols will exploit the award-winning models of the Milwaukee County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) System and the nationally recognized Adult and Pediatric Trauma Centers housed at FMLH Adult ..
  40. EARLY ACCESS TO DEFIBRILLATION FOR VICTIMS OF OOH-CA
    Alfred Hallstrom; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..known to work effectively to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest when the devices are used by trained emergency medical services personnel and other trained persons such as airline flight attendants...
  41. EARLY ACCESS TO DEFIBRILLATION FOR VICTIMS OF OOH-CA
    Alfred Hallstrom; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..known to work effectively to help victims of sudden cardiac arrest when the devices are used by trained emergency medical services personnel and other trained persons such as airline flight attendants...
  42. The Geography of Violence and alcohol in Boston
    Robert Lipton; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Using 10 years of data (1996-2006) from the Boston emergency medical services (EMS), EMS patient care data, US census data, Massachusetts alcohol beverage control commissions (MABCC) ..
  43. The Geography of Violence and alcohol in Boston
    Robert I Lipton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Using 10 years of data (1996-2006) from the Boston emergency medical services (EMS), EMS patient care data, US census data, Massachusetts alcohol beverage control commissions (MABCC) ..
  44. PEAT: PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL
    Marc Gorelick; Fiscal Year: 2001
    Evaluations of quality and outcomes of care in emergency medical services for children (EMSC), and comparisons of outcomes between EMSC systems or components of systems, require a method of adjusting for important differences in acuity ..
  45. A Comprehensive Surveillance of Occ Injury in Maryland
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..records, death certificates, ambulance run sheets, police crash reports, trauma registry records, and emergency medical services communication logs...
  46. PEAT: PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY ASSESSMENT TOOL
    Marc Gorelick; Fiscal Year: 2000
    Evaluations of quality and outcomes of care in emergency medical services for children (EMSC), and comparisons of outcomes between EMSC systems or components of systems, require a method of adjusting for important differences in acuity ..
  47. A Comprehensive Surveillance of Occ Injury in Maryland
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..records, death certificates, ambulance run sheets, police crash reports, trauma registry records, and emergency medical services communication logs...
  48. A Comprehensive Surveillance of Occ Injury in Maryland
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..records, death certificates, ambulance run sheets, police crash reports, trauma registry records, and emergency medical services communication logs...
  49. Seattle-King County Center for Resuscitation Research
    Peter Kudenchuk; Fiscal Year: 2007
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application is the response of the University of Washington and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of Seattle and King County, WA to the RFA HL-04-001 entitled "Clinical Research Consortium to ..
  50. Seattle-King County Center for Resuscitation Research
    Peter Kudenchuk; Fiscal Year: 2004
    This application is the response of the University of Washington and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of Seattle and King County, WA to the RFA HL-04-001 entitled "Clinical Research Consortium to Improve Resuscitation Outcomes...
  51. Seattle-King County Center for Resuscitation Research
    Peter Kudenchuk; Fiscal Year: 2005
    This application is the response of the University of Washington and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of Seattle and King County, WA to the RFA HL-04-001 entitled "Clinical Research Consortium to Improve Resuscitation Outcomes...
  52. Seattle-King County Center for Resuscitation Research
    Peter Kudenchuk; Fiscal Year: 2006
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): This application is the response of the University of Washington and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) of Seattle and King County, WA to the RFA HL-04-001 entitled "Clinical Research Consortium to ..
  53. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Jon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  54. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  55. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Jon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  56. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  57. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Jon Mark Hirshon; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  58. Injury Prevention Research Training in Egypt
    Patricia Dischinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Services and in trauma resuscitation at R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, along with our 25-year history of ..
  59. HEART ATTACK SURVIVAL KIT PROJECT
    Mickey Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    The Heart Attack Survival Kit Project. A public education campaign delivered by emergency medical services personnel to increase appropriate responses to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among seniors...
  60. HEART ATTACK SURVIVAL KIT PROJECT
    Mickey Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The Heart Attack Survival Kit Project. A public education campaign delivered by emergency medical services personnel to increase appropriate responses to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among seniors...
  61. HEART ATTACK SURVIVAL KIT PROJECT
    Mickey Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2001
    The Heart Attack Survival Kit Project. A public education campaign delivered by emergency medical services personnel to increase appropriate responses to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among seniors...
  62. HEART ATTACK SURVIVAL KIT PROJECT
    Mickey Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2003
    The Heart Attack Survival Kit Project. A public education campaign delivered by emergency medical services personnel to increase appropriate responses to symptoms of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among seniors...
  63. Homeland Security and Medical Response (HOSMER) IAIMS
    Louise Dembry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..to maximize utilization of the repository by target audiences such as first [unreadable] responders (emergency medical services providers), healthcare professionals (in acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, community ..
  64. Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Network Clinical Site Hubs (U10)
    BARNEY JOEL STERN; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The CSH leadership will also work closely with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) to effect pre-hospital protocols, as needed for the clinical trials to be conducted...
  65. Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Network Clinical Site Hubs (U10)
    Barney Stern; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The CSH leadership will also work closely with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) to effect pre-hospital protocols, as needed for the clinical trials to be conducted...
  66. Neurological Emergencies Treatment Trials (NETT) Network Clinical Site Hubs (U10)
    Barney Stern; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The CSH leadership will also work closely with the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems (MIEMSS) to effect pre-hospital protocols, as needed for the clinical trials to be conducted...
  67. Identification of factors affecting EMS workers adoption of MSD interventions
    Steven Lavender; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..of the injuries suffered by firefighter/ paramedics while performing non-fire emergency tasks, such as emergency medical services (EMS), and consequently there is a need for effective interventions to improve and protect the ..
  68. Impact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke Patients
    Prasanthi Ramanujam; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..poor rates of thrombolysis are due to lack of patient recognition of stroke symptoms, delay in accessing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and in-hospital delays like lack of expedited triage...
  69. Impact of Regionalization of Care in Acute Stroke Patients
    Prasanthi Govindarajan; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..poor rates of thrombolysis are due to lack of patient recognition of stroke symptoms, delay in accessing Emergency Medical Services (EMS) and in-hospital delays like lack of expedited triage...
  70. Emergency Prehospital Investigative Consortium (EPIC)
    Jerris Hedges; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..requires that evaluation of potential interventions in both of these disease states incorporate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system...
  71. Emergency Prehospital Investigative Consortium (EPIC)
    Terri Schmidt; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..requires that evaluation of potential interventions in both of these disease states incorporate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system...
  72. Emergency Prehospital Investigative Consortium (EPIC)
    Jerris Hedges; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..requires that evaluation of potential interventions in both of these disease states incorporate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system...
  73. Emergency Prehospital Investigative Consortium (EPIC)
    Jerris Hedges; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..requires that evaluation of potential interventions in both of these disease states incorporate the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) system...
  74. SAFER: Standardizing Admissions For Elderly Residents
    Andrew F Coburn; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and information flow during transitions of patients and care between nursing facilities (NF), emergency medical services (EMS) and critical access hospitals (CAH)...
  75. The Northeast Center for Agricultural Health
    John May; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..now is continuation of work on: 3) Safe tractor operation (PSU) and a new five year effort that will use emergency medical services reports to build a 4) NY Statewide agricultural injury surveillance system (NYCAMH)...
  76. The Northeast Center for Agricultural Health
    John May; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..now is continuation of work on: 3) Safe tractor operation (PSU) and a new five year effort that will use emergency medical services reports to build a 4) NY Statewide agricultural injury surveillance system (NYCAMH)...
  77. Multi-Organizational Knowledge Based Approach Research
    Steven Moulton; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..the feasibility of using web services, based on standard SOAP/XML (HL-7) protocols, to exchange Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field data with disparate hospital information systems...
  78. Multi-Organizational Knowledge Based Approach Research
    Steven Moulton; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the feasibility of using web services, based on standard SOAP/XML (HL-7) protocols, to exchange Emergency Medical Services (EMS) field data with disparate hospital information systems...
  79. The Northeast Center for Agricultural Health
    John May; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..now is continuation of work on: 3) Safe tractor operation (PSU) and a new five year effort that will use emergency medical services reports to build a 4) NY Statewide agricultural injury surveillance system (NYCAMH)...