23 september 2021
Characteristics of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) dispatch cancellations during a six-year period in a Dutch HEMS region – PubMed (nih.gov)
26 april 2021
Characteristics of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) dispatch cancellations during a six-year period in a Dutch HEMS region Berkeveld 2021 HEMS Cancellations
16 januari 2020
BACKGROUND: The increased workload in emergency medical services (EMS) is a global phenomenon in welfare states. It has been suggested that telephone triage by nurses may reduce the increasing use of EMS services, by directing patient...
15 mei 2017
The ever-increasing problem of hospital overcrowding continues to hinder EMS crews’ ability to promptly transfer care in hospital EDs. In 2005, the U.S. Metropolitan Municipalities’ EMS Medical Directors Consortium released a collective [...]
23 maart 2017
It was a typically busy day in the emergency department at King’s College hospital when Dr Emer Sutherland started receiving text messages from relatives and friends. They were the first indication of the scale of the...
01 maart 2017
Møller TP et al., BACKGROUND: Pre-hospital emergency care requires proper categorization of emergency calls and assessment of emergency priority levels by the medical dispatchers. We investigated predictors for emergency call categorization as [...]
01 februari 2017
Viereck et al. BACKGROUND: The medical dispatcher plays an essential role as part of the first link in the Chain of Survival, by recognising the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) during the emergency call, dispatching the appropriate...
11 januari 2017
Chou R, Totten AM, Carney N, Dandy S, Fu R, Grusing S, Pappas M, Wasson N, Newgard CD. STUDY OBJECTIVE: The motor component of the Glasgow Coma Scale (mGCS) has been proposed as an easier-to-use alternative...