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  1. Prospective validation of a new model for evaluating emergency medical services systems by in-field observation of specific time intervals in prehospital care.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    Society for Academic Emergency Medicine. Annual Meeting. Toronto ON (CAN), 1992/05.

    Study objective

    To develop and validate a new time interval model for evaluating operational and patient care issues in emergency medical service (EMS) systems.

    Design/setting/type of participant

    Prospective analysis of 300 EMS responses among 20 advanced life support agencies throughout an entire state by direct, in-field observation.


    Mean times (minutes) were response, 6.8; patient access, 1.0; initial assessment, 3.3; scene treatment, 4.4; patient removal, 5.5; transport, 11.7; delivery, 3.5; and recovery, 22.9. The largest component of the on-scene interval was patient removal.

    Mots-clés Pascal : SAMU, Période préhospitalière, Transport sanitaire, Secours première urgence, Service santé, Intervention, Intervalle temps, Modélisation, Statistique, Réanimation, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Emergency medical care unit, Prehospital period, Medical transport, First emergency care, Health service, Operation, Time interval, Modeling, Statistics, Resuscitation, United States, North America, America

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    Cote : 93-0429564

    Code Inist : 002B28B. Création : 199406.