transportation of patients
Summary: Conveying ill or injured individuals from one place to another.
Publications213 found, 100 shown here
- Interhospital transport of the adult mechanically ventilated patientH Neal Reynolds
R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, University of Maryand School of Medicine, Baltimore 21201, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 8:37-50. 2002..Near-terminal ARDS can be treated with ECLS, and these patients also may be safely transported to a regional center...
- Gaps between policy, protocols and practice: a qualitative study of the views and practice of emergency ambulance staff concerning the care of patients with non-urgent needsH A Snooks
Centre for Health Improvement Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
Qual Saf Health Care 14:251-7. 2005....
- Mishaps during transport from the intensive care unitI Smith
Department of Anesthesia, Cooper Hospital University Medical Center, Camden, NJ 08103
Crit Care Med 18:278-81. 1990..Morbidity and mortality were not affected by mishaps. Although certain trends did emerge, no clearly defined predictive factor could be identified. Further study into transport mishaps is warranted...
- 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 literatureH 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...
- Hospital accessibility and infant death riskT J B Dummer
School of Social Science, Liverpool John Moores University, Henry Cotton Campus, 15 21 Webster Street, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK
Arch Dis Child 89:232-4. 2004..This study of all 4889 infant deaths within the cohort of all 287 993 births in Cumbria, northwest England (1950-93), found no evidence of an increased risk of infant death with greater travel time to hospitals...
- Access to trauma centers in the United StatesCharles 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...
- Physiologic trauma triage criteria in adult trauma patients: are they effective in saving lives by transporting patients to trauma centers?Edward L Hannan
Department of Health Policy, Management, and Behavior, University at Albany School of Public Health, Albany, NY 12144, USA
J Am Coll Surg 200:584-92. 2005..We are unaware of any studies that have directly examined the ability of these criteria to reduce short-term mortality by transporting patients to trauma centers rather than to noncenters...
- Gender based differences in acute stroke care in Michigan hospitalsNandakumar Nagaraja
Department of Neurology and Stroke Program, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI, USA
J Neurol Sci 314:88-91. 2012..We sought to examine whether gender-based differences in acute stroke care occur in both Joint Commission (JC) certified and noncertified hospitals...
- Prehospital care of the acute stroke patientVenkatakrishna Rajajee
UCLA Medical Center, and the Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurology, Los Angeles, California 90095 7039, USA
Tech Vasc Interv Radiol 8:74-80. 2005..Finally, improved stroke recognition in the field has led investigators to study in the field treatment of stroke patients with neuroprotective agents. The potential impact of this on future of stroke treatment will be discussed...
- A multisite survey of factors contributing to medically unnecessary ambulance transportsA 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...
- 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...
- Use of a geographic information system to determine appropriate means of trauma patient transportE B Lerner
Department of Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
Acad Emerg Med 6:1127-33. 1999....
- 'Should I stay or should I go?' Deciding whether to go to hospital after a 999 callAlison Porter
Centre for Health Information, Research and Evaluation, School of Medicine, Swansea University, Swansea SA2 8PP, UK
J Health Serv Res Policy 12:S1-32-8. 2007..We undertook a study of one UK Ambulance Service to examine ambulance crew members' views on how decision-making about non-conveyance works in practice in relation to non-urgent calls...
- Is air transport faster? A comparison of air versus ground transport times for interfacility transfers in a regional referral systemJames E Svenson
Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53792, USA
Air Med J 25:170-2. 2006..The purpose of this study was to compare transport times for helicopter with traditional ground ambulance for interfacility transfers within a regional referral system...
- Emergency department overcrowding and ambulance transport delays for patients with chest painMichael J Schull
Department of Emergency Services, Toronto, ON, Canada
CMAJ 168:277-83. 2003..Emergency department overcrowding sometimes results in diversion of ambulances to other locations. We sought to determine the resulting prehospital delays for cardiac patients...
- London bombings July 2005: the immediate pre-hospital medical responseD J Lockey
London Helicopter Emergency Medical Service, Royal London Hospital, London E1 1BB, UK
Resuscitation 66:ix-xii. 2005..From the perspective of the London Helicopter Emergency Medical Service the deployment, difficulties on scene and the initial lessons learned are discussed...
- Stroke symptoms and the decision to call for an ambulanceIan 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...
- Mass-casualty terrorist bombings in Istanbul, Turkey, November 2003: report of the events and the prehospital emergency responseUlkumen 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...
- Guidelines for the inter- and intrahospital transport of critically ill patientsJonathan Warren
Northwest Community Hospital, Arlington Heights, IL, USA
Crit Care Med 32:256-62. 2004..The development of practice guidelines for the conduct of intra- and interhospital transport of the critically ill patient...
- The long-distance tertiary air transfer and care of tsunami victims: injury pattern and microbiological and psychological aspectsMarc Maegele
Department of Traumatology and Orthopedic Surgery, University of Witten Herdecke, Ostmerheimerstr 200, 51109 Cologne, Germany
Crit Care Med 33:1136-40. 2005..The objective of this report was to characterize typical injury patterns along with microbiological findings and psychoemotional aspects unique to the tsunami disaster...
- Mortality benefit of transfer to level I versus level II trauma centers for head-injured patientsK John McConnell
Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
Health Serv Res 40:435-57. 2005..To determine whether head-injured patients transferred to level I trauma centers have reduced mortality relative to transfers to level II trauma centers...
- Air transportation of patients with end-stage liver disease to distant liver transplantation centersOren Shibolet
Liver Unit, Department of Medicine, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
Liver Transpl 11:650-5. 2005..In conclusion, our results suggest that long-distance transportation of patients awaiting liver transplantation is safe and technically feasible provided precaution measures are taken...
- Transfer of patients from health care centres to special care services: analysis of travel distances in Nordic countriesJari Vuori
Faculty of Social Sciences and Business Studies, Department of Social and Health Management, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland
Int J Circumpolar Health 69:512-8. 2010..questions we asked are as follows: How many Finnish patients have been transferred to special care intra-country and inter-country in 2009? Does it make any difference to health care policymakers if patients are transferred inter-country?..
- Delivery of primary percutaneous coronary intervention for the management of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: summary of the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario Consensus ReportMarino Labinaz
University Ottawa Heart Institute, Division of Cardiology, Ottawa, Ontario
Can J Cardiol 22:243-50. 2006....
- Emergency care of older people who fall: a missed opportunityHelen 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...
- Towards safer neonatal transfer: the importance of critical incident reviewS J Moss
Royal Victoria Infirmary, Queen Victoria Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK
Arch Dis Child 90:729-32. 2005..Critical incidents are common during the inter-hospital transfer of sick patients, and infants are an especially vulnerable group...
- Patients infected with high-hazard viruses: scientific basis for infection controlC J Peters
Special Pathogens Branch, Division of Viral and Rickettsial Diseases, National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA
Arch Virol Suppl 11:141-68. 1996..The major challenge is in early recognition by an educated medical staff and rapid specific etiological diagnosis...
- Inter-hospital transportation of patients with severe acute respiratory failure on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation--national and international experienceV Linden
Department of Pediatric Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Intensive Care Med 27:1643-8. 2001To evaluate the experiences and results from inter-hospital transportation of patients with acute respiratory failure on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).
- Incidents relating to the intra-hospital transfer of critically ill patients. An analysis of the reports submitted to the Australian Incident Monitoring Study in Intensive CareUrsula Beckmann
Division of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Pain Management, John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Newcastle Regional Mail Centre, 2300, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Intensive Care Med 30:1579-85. 2004..Transportation of critically ill patients within the hospital poses important risks. We sought to identify causes, outcomes and contributing factors associated with intra-hospital transport...
- Transportation of critically ill patients on extracorporeal membrane oxygenationK Wagner
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, Rikshospitalet University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
Perfusion 23:101-6. 2008..The aim of this study was to evaluate our experiences with transportation of patients on ECMO...
- Use of emergency medical services in acute myocardial infarction and subsequent quality of care: observations from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2John 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...
- Impact of discontinuing a hospital-based air ambulance service on trauma patient outcomesVicky L Chappell
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 77555 1172, USA
J Trauma 52:486-91. 2002....
- Trends in demand for emergency ambulance services in Wiltshire over nine years: observational studyHannah Wrigley
Health Care Research Unit, Community Clinical Sciences Division, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD
BMJ 324:646-7. 2002
- Out-of-hospital spinal immobilization: its effect on neurologic injuryM 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...
- Improvements in prehospital trauma care in an African country with no formal emergency medical servicesCharles N Mock
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
J Trauma 53:90-7. 2002..In that country, the majority of injured persons are transported to the hospital by some type of commercial vehicle, such as a taxi or bus...
- International aeromedical evacuationPeter G Teichman
Victoria Healthcare International, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
N Engl J Med 356:262-70. 2007
- [Intraosseous puncture in preclinical emergency medicine. Ten years experience in air rescue service]M Helm
Abteilung für Anästhesiologie und Intensivmedizin, Bundeswehrkrankenhaus Ulm RTH Station Christoph 22, Oberer Eselsberg 40, 89070 Ulm
Anaesthesist 56:18-24. 2007..The purpose of this paper is to summarize 10 years of experience on the prehospital use of the IO method by the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) "Christoph 22", Ulm...
- Differences in mortality rates among trauma patients transported by helicopter and ambulance in MarylandW A Kerr
Maryland State Police Aviation Division, Baltimore 21220, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 14:159-64. 1999....
- Intrahospital transport of critically ill patientsC Waydhas
Klinik und Poliklinik fur Unfallchirurgie, University Hospital, University of Essen, Essen, Germany
Crit Care 3:R83-9. 1999..Methods and guidelines to prevent or reduce potential hazards and complications are provided...
- Social and demographic predictors of no transport prior to premature cardiac death: United States 1999-2000Elizabeth Barnett
Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:45. 2006..We hypothesized that persons of lower social class, immigrants, non-metropolitan residents, racial/ethnic minorities, men, and younger decedents would be more likely to die prior to transport...
- Interhospital transportation of patients with severe lung failure on pumpless extracorporeal lung assistM Zimmermann
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Regensburg, Germany
Br J Anaesth 96:63-6. 2006To describe the use of pumpless extracorporeal interventional lung assist (iLA) for transportation of patients with severe life-threatening acute lung failure from tertiary hospitals to a specialized centre.
- Ambulance use in patients with acute myocardial infarctionIngela Johansson
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
J Cardiovasc Nurs 19:5-12. 2004..To explore the choice of transportation mode to hospital in patients experiencing acute myocardial infarction...
- Pre- and in-hospital delays from stroke onset to intra-arterial thrombolysisKrassen Nedeltchev
Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Stroke 34:1230-4. 2003..The aim of this study was to examine, in our tertiary care center, the time intervals preceding intra-arterial thrombolysis in order to accelerate and optimize the management of acute strokes...
- Introduction to military medicine: a brief overviewStephen P Hetz
Department of Surgery, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, 5005 N Piedras St, El Paso, TX 79920 5001, USA
Surg Clin North Am 86:675-88. 2006....
- Factors associated with hospital arrival time for stroke patientsLenora M Maze
Critical Care and Neuroscience Wishard Health Services, Indianapolis, IN, USA
J Neurosci Nurs 36:136-41, 155. 2004..Further study of additional factors associated with early hospital arrival time is recommended to support educational efforts for early stroke treatment and prevention...
- Prehospital delay in acute coronary syndrome--an analysis of the components of delayMichael Mundt Ottesen
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital of Copenhagen County, Hellerup, Gentofte, 2900 Copenhagen, Denmark
Int J Cardiol 96:97-103. 2004..Therefore, a thorough scrutiny of the influence of characteristics, circumstantial and subjective variables on elements of prehospital delay among patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome is warranted...
- Predictors of time from hospital arrival to initial brain-imaging among suspected stroke patients: the North Carolina Collaborative Stroke RegistryKathryn M Rose
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Stroke 39:3262-7. 2008....
- Passive cooling to initiate hypothermia for transported encephalopathic newbornsM E Anderson
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
J Perinatol 27:592-3. 2007..Both infants had core temperatures of approximately 34 degrees C on arrival at the NICU. Passive cooling may be an effective method to initiate cooling very early in the course of encephalopathy...
- Passive induction of hypothermia during transport of asphyxiated infants: a risk of excessive coolingBoubou Hallberg
Department of Neonatology, Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Acta Paediatr 98:942-6. 2009..Induced mild hypothermia is an emerging therapy that has been shown to reduce the combined outcome of death or severe neurodevelopmental disabilities in asphyxiated full-term infants if started within 6 h after birth...
- Factors influencing early admission in a French stroke unitLaurent Derex
Service d Urgences Neurovasculaires, Hopital Neurologique, Lyon, France
Stroke 33:153-9. 2002..We sought to determine the factors associated with early admission in a French stroke unit...
- Comparison of air and ground transport of cardiac patientsK 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...
- Lessons learned from the evacuation of an urban teaching hospitalChristine S Cocanour
Department of Surgery, University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston, 6431 Fannin, MSB 4 284, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Arch Surg 137:1141-5. 2002..Valuable lessons can be learned from the emergent evacuation of a large urban teaching hospital because of flooding...
- An analysis of the long-distance transport of burn patients to a regional burn centerMatthew B Klein
Burn Center, Department of Surgery University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98121, USA
J Burn Care Res 28:49-55. 2007..Given the current geographic distribution of burn centers and concerns about declining numbers of burn surgeons, organized systems of patient triage and transport may become increasingly important...
- Transportation for maternal emergencies in Tanzania: empowering communities through participatory problem solvingT Schmid
Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
Am J Public Health 91:1589-90. 2001..Increased support for village health workers and greater participation of women in decision making were also observed...
- Mechanical ventilation during long-range air transportWilliam Beninati
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Lackland AFB, TX 78236 5300, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 8:51-65. 2002..Planning needs to consider the patient's physiologic reserve, available supplies of oxygen and electrical power, and the crew's ability to sustain high performance for the duration of the mission...
- When is the helicopter faster? A comparison of helicopter and ground ambulance transport timesMarco 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...
- Incidents during out-of-hospital patient transportationA Flabouris
NRMA CareFlight, N S W Medical Retrieval Service, New South Wales, South Australia, Australia
Anaesth Intensive Care 34:228-36. 2006....
- The World Trade Center attack. Observations from New York's Bellevue HospitalJ D Roccaforte
Department of Anesthesiology, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, USA
Crit Care 5:307-9. 2001..5 miles (4 km) from the site of the attack. These first-hand observations and this analysis may aid in future preparations. Key issues described relate to communication, organization, injuries treated, staffing, and logistics...
- Prospective validation of an out-of-hospital decision rule to identify seriously injured children involved in motor vehicle crashesCraig D Newgard
Center for Policy and Research in Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, mail code CR 114, Portland, OR 97239 3098, USA
Acad Emerg Med 12:679-87. 2005..To prospectively validate a previously published out-of-hospital clinical decision rule to identify seriously injured children involved in motor vehicle crashes (MVCs)...
- Outcomes of trauma patients after transfer to a level I trauma centerFrederick P Rivara
Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
J Trauma 64:1594-9. 2008..We sought to compare the survival of injured patients after transfer to a trauma center with survival from a comparable time after injury among patients who had been admitted to the trauma center directly from the scene of injury...
- Clinical review: critical care transport and austere critical careDavid H Rice
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 2200 Bergquist Drive, Suite 1, Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236, USA
Crit Care 12:207. 2008..The critical care delivered in an austere setting must be integrated with a long-term plan to provide follow-on care...
- Prehospital advances in the management of severe penetrating traumaRobert Mabry
Department of Emergency Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, Fort Sam Houston, TX, USA
Crit Care Med 36:S258-66. 2008..The new concept of Tactical Combat Casualty Care has revolutionized the management of combat casualties in the prehospital tactical setting...
- The evolution of an integrated State Trauma System in Victoria, AustraliaChris Atkin
Department of Trauma Surgery, The Alfred and Monash University, Commercial Road, Melbourne, VIC 3004, Australia
Injury 36:1277-87. 2005..The Victorian experience with the development of an integrated trauma system should aid in the development of similar systems nationally and internationally and is described in this paper...
- Spinal cord injury (SCI)--prehospital managementMichael Bernhard
Department of Anesthesiology, University of Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 110, D 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
Resuscitation 66:127-39. 2005..Therefore, networks for clinical studies in SCI patients should be established, as a basic requirement for further improvement in outcome in such patients...
- Right patient, right place, right time. Just a simple trauma case--or is it?Jim Augustine
Department of Emergency Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Emerg Med Serv 35:26-7. 2006
- Automatically-computed prehospital severity scores are equivalent to scores based on medic documentationAndrew T Reisner
US Army Medical Research and Materiel Command, Bioinformatics Cell, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center, Fort Detrick, Maryland, USA
J Trauma 65:915-23. 2008..We hypothesized that Signal Quality Indices (SQI's), computer algorithms that differentiate between reliable and unreliable monitored physiologic data, could improve the predictive power of computer-calculated scores...
- Stretching the point. If a patient is taken by "stretcher van" and something happens to her, who is at fault?Christopher G Kelly
EMS Mag 36:38. 2007
- A 22-year experience in global transport extracorporeal membrane oxygenationChristopher P Coppola
Department of Surgery, Wilford Hall Medical Center, San Antonio, Lackland AFB, TX 78236, USA
J Pediatr Surg 43:46-52; discussion 52. 2008....
- Lessons learned from modern military surgeryAlec C Beekley
US Army Medical Corps, Madigan Army Medical Center, 9040 Fitzsimmons Avenue, Fort Lewis, WA 98431, USA
Surg Clin North Am 87:157-84, vii. 2007....
- How well do paramedics predict admission to the hospital? A prospective studySaul D Levine
Department of Emergency Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Emerg Med 31:1-5. 2006..In our EMS system, the prehospital diversion policies should not be based solely on paramedic determination...
- Delayed drop zone evacuation: execution of the medical plan for an airborne operation into northern IraqRichard Malish
Department of Cardiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
Mil Med 171:224-7. 2006..This article describes the unique challenges of medical preparation for the mission, injuries sustained on the jump, and lessons learned. Emphasis is placed on the use of a policy of delayed evacuation until clarification of diagnosis...
- Treatment area considerations for mass casualty incidentsSteven Cotter
Emergency Medical Services, Laurens County, South Carolina, USA
Emerg Med Serv 35:48-51. 2006..At the center of this is the treatment area. A well-thought-out, adequately staffed treatment area will greatly enhance any system's ability to meet and exceed the demands of almost any multicasualty event...
- Quality of closed chest compression in ambulance vehicles, flying helicopters and at the sceneChristof Havel
Department of Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Waehringerguertel 18 20 6D, A 1090 Vienna, Austria
Resuscitation 73:264-70. 2007..To date, however, no direct comparison of the quality of resuscitation at the scene, during a helicopter flight and in a moving ambulance has been made...
- Computer-simulated assessment of methods of transporting severely injured individuals in disaster--case study of an airport accidentHiroki Inoue
Division of Applied Medical Statistics and Decision Sciences, Kobe University, Graduate School of Medicine, Kobe shi, Hyogo Ken 650 0017, Japan
Comput Methods Programs Biomed 81:256-65. 2006..As a result, it was confirmed that the survival rate would improve under certain conditions, if the values for some of the variables, such as geographic conditions, were altered and then calculated...
- [Telecardiology and emergency/urgency network]Maurizio Marzegalli
UO di Cardiologia, Azienda Ospedaliera San Carlo, Milano
Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 64:141-3. 2005
- Ground critical care transport: a lifesaving interventionKimberly Johnson
Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority, Charleston, WV, USA
Crit Care Nurse 26:80, 77. 2006
- Patient Positioning 101. Time to rethink patient access in the back of ambulancesA J Heightman
JEMS 32:14. 2007
- Prehospital management of sarin nerve gas terrorism in urban settings: 10 years of progress after the Tokyo subway sarin attackYasuharu Tokuda
Department of Medicine, Okinawa Chubu Hospital, 281 Miyasato, Gushikawa, Okinawa 904 2293, Japan
Resuscitation 68:193-202. 2006..To help minimize the possible catastrophic impact on the public, we make several recommendations based on analysis of the Tokyo subway sarin attack and systematically review the current scientific literature...
- Loose in the caboose: restraining for keepsThom Dick
Platte Valley Ambulance Service, Brighton, CO, USA
Emerg Med Serv 34:40. 2005
- ["Injured at rescue, moribund during transport, dead at clinic admission"--trauma rescue work and medical intervention in Germany 1950-1970]N Kessel
Institut für Geschichte der Medizin der Universität Freiburg i Br
Praxis (Bern 1994) 96:483-8. 2007
- Design of rapid medical evacuation system for trauma patients resulting from biological and chemical terrorist attacksRussell S Frieder
Cal Zark, LLC, Goleta, CA 93117, USA
Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc 1:6068-71. 2006..Future work will include sizing and installation studies to ensure that the production version of the device can be rapidly implemented in a wide variety of private, commercial, and government utility vehicles...
- Effect of prehospital 12-lead electrocardiogram on activation of the cardiac catheterization laboratory and door-to-balloon time in ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarctionJason P Brown
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
Am J Cardiol 101:158-61. 2008..001). In conclusion, this study demonstrates that prehospital electrocardiographic diagnosis of STEMI with activation of the CCL markedly reduces D + B time...
- Transport ventilators: a guide for critical-care transportation, aeromedical & prehospital operationsKenneth J DiLuigi
Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Emerg Med Serv 34:67-70, 104. 2005
- Better trauma care. How Maryland does itJohn R Wish
Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 15:79-89. 2005..It is our belief that the model emergency medical system in Maryland, if replicated throughout our nation, would save the lives of the critically injured...
- Transport of the mechanically ventilated pediatric patientDerek S Wheeler
Division of Critical Care Medicine, Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 8:83-104. 2002..It is likely, then, that the field of pediatric transport medicine will assume greater importance in the coming decade...
- Chemical weapon functional exercise--Cincinnati: observations and lessons learned from a "typical medium-sized" city's response to simulated terrorism utilizing Weapons of Mass DestructionDenis J FitzGerald
Department of Emergency Medicine, University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
Public Health Rep 118:205-14. 2003..As this training exercise helped Cincinnati to prepare for dealing with future large scale WMD incidents, such drills are invaluable preparation for all communities in a world increasingly at risk from terrorist attacks...
- Trauma helicopter emergency medical services transport: annotated review of selected outcomes-related literatureStephen H Thomas
Department of Emergency Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114 2696, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:359-71. 2002..The initial article in this two-part series focused on HEMS outcomes literature covering noninjured patients as well as papers assessing outcome in mixed trauma-nontrauma HEMS study groups...
- The effect of air medical transport on survival after trauma in Johannesburg, South AfricaAri Jack Buntman
Wits Business School, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg
S Afr Med J 92:807-11. 2002..To assess the difference in survival of trauma patients transported to a trauma unit via either road or air in Johannesburg, South Africa...
- Long-distance air evacuation of blast-injured sailors from the U.S.S. ColeStephan A Alkins
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, Germany
Aviat Space Environ Med 73:677-80. 2002..This report describes our recent experience of long-distance fixed-wing medical air evacuation of multiple critically ill sailors with blast injuries from the U.S.S. Cole...
- Training for the transport of mechanically ventilated patientsJohn W Crommett
Joint Trauma Training Center, Ben Taub General Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Respir Care Clin N Am 8:105-18. 2002..A significant reduction in complications would validate the time, effort, and expense of developing such a course and would provide a model for other institutions to follow...
- Trauma scene transfersDavid Ellis
University Medical Center, Little Rock, AK, USA
Emerg Med Serv 31:173-4. 2002
- Transporting children in your ambulanceScott Mullins
Eureka Fire Protection District in Eureka, MO, USA
Emerg Med Serv 31:154-7, 174. 2002
- Taking the tricks out of traumaJim Baird
Fairlawn and Willoughby Hills Fire Department, Willoughby Hills, Ohio, USA
JEMS 28:90-6. 2003..But don't play guessing games with trauma victims. Use a systematic approach to quickly assess your trauma patients and determine the need to transport them to a trauma center...
- Development of an emergency medical video multiplexing transport system. Aiming at the nation wide prehospital care on ambulanceHideaki Nagatuma
Internet Solution Platform Development Division, NEC Corporation, Tokyo, Japan
J Med Syst 27:133-40. 2003..As EMTS combines four video streams with checking video frame numbers, it uses a refresh packet that initializes server's frame numbers to synchronize the four video streams...
- Predicted utilization of emergency medical services telemedicine in decreasing ambulance transportsPaul A Haskins
Department of Emergency Medicine, Carilion Roanoke Memorial and Community Hospitals, Virginia, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:445-8. 2002..To determine predicted utilization, decrease in ambulance transports, and target population for emergency medical services (EMS) if telemedicine capabilities were available to the medic units in the field...
- The impact of information technology on emergency health care outcomesSusan Athey
Stanford University, USA
Rand J Econ 33:399-432. 2002..Further analysis using hospital discharge data shows that E911 reduces mortality and hospital costs...
- REACH Air Ambulance: built on innovation, committed to excellenceKenneth Stults
Health Services Integration in Santa Rosa, Calif, USA
Air Med J 22:16-8. 2003
- Description of ambulance diversions in Edmonton regionSunil Sookram
Division of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Prehosp Disaster Med 17:91-5. 2002
- A review of 100 patients transported on extracorporeal life supportDavid 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...
- Flight physician training program--core contentStephen H Thomas
Boston MedFlight and Division of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:458-60. 2002
- Medical director for air medical transport programsStephen H Thomas
Boston MedFlight, and Division of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA
Prehosp Emerg Care 6:455-7. 2002..The NAEMSP recognizes the multifaceted and integral position of a medical director for an air medical transport program and the EMS community at large...
- Microactuated Rheometer for Point of Care Coagulopathy ApplicationsRichard Superfine; Fiscal Year: 2013..We will focus on developing a new approach to the underserved TIC problem in the field and during transportation of patients. We have successfully developed a fabrication protocol for SAPs, demonstrated their actuation in fluids, ..
- GENERAL CLINICAL RESEARCH CENTERKevin J Tracey; Fiscal Year: 2010..The Interfacility Transport Division of the Health System provides transportation of patients from hospital sites to the GCRC...
- The Effect of Hypertonic Resuscitation for Blunt TraumaEileen Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- 3rd Annual Pediatric Telehealth ColloquiumJames Marcin; Fiscal Year: 2008..Incorporating telemedicine into pediatric care can help increase access, decrease disparities and increase quality of care provided to children living in rural and underserved communities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Hypertonic Modulation of Inflammation following InjuryEileen M Bulger; Fiscal Year: 2010..The results of these studies will provide valuable information to determine the ultimate therapeutic use of the resuscitation strategy. ..
- Behavior Therapy for Adults with Tourette SyndromeAlan Peterson; Fiscal Year: 2008..The Informatics group at Yale University will provide data management services. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluating Hospital Outcomes for Injured PatientsDavid Clark; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Diabetic Neuropathy: Implications for Wound RepairNicole Gibran; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will also test the effects of antioxidants in this murine wound model. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Artificial Nutrition in Terminally Ill Cancer PatientsSydney Dy; Fiscal Year: 2007..Dy with the skills she needs to develop into an independent clinical researcher in oncology palliative care decision-making and health services research. ..
- Economic Evaluation of Addiction ServicesJENNIFER RUGER; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Mesenchymal cells in surgical wound healingNicole Gibran; Fiscal Year: 2008..3. To determine whether bone marrow-derived MSC can reverse diabetes impaired wound healing. 4. To determine whether bone marrow-derived MSC are critical for wound healing. ..
- Gender Differences in Treatment Services EffectivenessJEANNE MARSH; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Team Performance and Quality of Care in Nursing HomesHelena Temkin Greener; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- LINKAGE TO HEALTH SERVICES IN DRUG ABUSE TREATMENTPeter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2002..This work will improve our understanding of linkage mechanisms and of problem-service matching, and quantify the extent to which medical and psychosocial services are important components of effective drug abuse treatment. ..
- Trazodone for Sleep Disturbance - Early Alcohol RecoveryPeter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2004..Our extensive contacts with community agencies and substance abuse treatment facilities should enhance follow-up rates. ..
- Surgical Wound Repair: Role of A Neuroendothelial AxisNICOLE SIMONE GIBRAN; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will employ siRNA to deplete neuropeptide receptors on endothelial cells to further define neural modulation of endothelial cell inflammatory responses, migration and proliferation. ..
- Biomechanical Investigation of Pediatric AccidentsGina Bertocci; Fiscal Year: 2003..The long term goal is to develop a clinical tool that predicts the likelihood of pediatric fracture for a given accident scenario aiding clinicians in determining between intentional and unintentional injury. ..
- Hypertrophic Scarring After Partial-Thickness WoundsLOREN ENGRAV; Fiscal Year: 2006..We will laser capture microdissect cones from shallow and deep partial-thickness Duroc wounds, extract and amplify the mRNA, and perform porcine DNA array analysis to determine which genes are differentially expressed. ..
- Upper Limb Musculoskeletal Disorders: Quantifying RiskArun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2008..This project is expected to result in DUE and shoulder job analysis models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of jobs. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Recall and Survivor Bias: Impact on SES-CVD AssociationsKathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- MEDICALLY TREATED AND FATAL SUICIDE ACTS: NUMBER & COSTTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We expect the model to suggest the estimated annual US suicide death toll is 5%-7% above reported levels. (5) To modify an existing injury cost model to more accurately cost suicide acts and apply the model to national data. ..
- Low Back Pain Quantifying Risk FactorsArun Garg; Fiscal Year: 2005..This project is expected to result in the ability to improve the existing ergonomic job evaluation models that have robust predictive capabilities for a broad range of industries. ..
- EXAMINING NURSING HOME COMPARENicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- UNDERSTANDING OCCUPATIONAL INJURY AND ILLNESS TRENDSTed Miller; Fiscal Year: 2002..We also will pilot test use of an input-output model to assess the impact of occupational injury/illness on the economy. ..
- Multi-Organizational Knowledge Based Approach ResearchSteven Moulton; Fiscal Year: 2005..It will also aid in the development of new knowledge-based paradigms to enhance treatment algorithms and improve patient care. ..
- Spousal communication and cancer prevention behaviorKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2006..The long-term goal of this research is to develop better interventions which help prevent cancer, and other chronic health conditions, by involving spouses in preventive behavior change programs. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Work Environment:Effects on Quality of HealthcareBradley Evanoff; Fiscal Year: 2003..Measurement of changes in quality of care following the intervention will include those used in Aim 1 as well as specific processes of care measures. ..
- Understanding Change in Physical Activity PostpartumKELLY EVENSON; Fiscal Year: 2009..This proposal directly addresses the need to better understand multi-level factors involved in physical activity behavior change, RFA #CA-04-009 "Mechanisms of Physical Activity Behavior Change". ..
- Stabilize Addiction/Affect, Begin Inmates' Interferon for HCV of Liver (STAABIHL)Peter Friedmann; Fiscal Year: 2009..Such increased access to therapy would benefit public health and public safety. ..
- Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patientsBei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- PHARMACOLOGY OF ANESTHETICS IN HEMORRHAGIC SHOCKKen Johnson; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Impact of Aging on Stroke Care: A National PerspectiveJudith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2004..We hypothesize that variations in care exist by age. Moreover, these differences in care will not be explained by differences clinical features or co-morbid conditions associated with aging. ..
- The Influence of Staff Turnover on QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- INCIDENT REPORTING IN NURSING HOMESNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..This information will further our development of a standardized incident reporting mechanism recommended by the Institute of Medicine and others. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- START Triage: Improving a "tried-and-true" methodology.CHRISTOPHER KAHN; Fiscal Year: 2007..The pilot project is a chart review at more than a dozen hospitals, as well as local Emergency Medical Services, using a prospectively defined data collection tool. ..
- Effect of Out-of-Hospital Endotracheal Intubation ErrorsHenry 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. ..
- Combat Stress and Cardiovascular Risk Among Aging MenKathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2007..Furthermore, they may provide data useful in planning public health intervention programs which target active service and veteran populations. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Staffing Characteristics of Nursing Homes and QualityNicholas Castle; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFSJudith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2009..These results will help inform decisions about the allocation of adequate resources, and more importantly, help identify opportunities to improve care and prevention of elderly stroke patients. ..
- Effects of Neighborhood SES on Coronary Heart Disease Burden in CommunitiesKathryn Rose; Fiscal Year: 2008..Furthermore, the findings could be used to plan targeted public health interventions aimed at reducing CHD disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Risks for Opioid Use and Abuse in Contrasting Chronic Pain PopulationsMark Sullivan; Fiscal Year: 2009....
- Temporal-Spatial Biomagnetic Fields of the FetusCurtis Lowery; Fiscal Year: 2004..In the future, the device, analysis tools, and datasets should be accessible to outside researchers for their own studies and collaborating efforts, by means of secure and fast Internet access. ..
- Surveying & Assessing Firefighter Fitness & Electrocardiography: The SAFFE StudyMary Carey; Fiscal Year: 2009....