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  1. Effect of full-time, specialized physician supervision on the success of a large, urban emergency medical services system.

    Article - En anglais

    Objectives

    Despite the universal proliferation of emergency medical services programs throughout the United States since 1970, only a few have ever documented a valid lifesaving effect, particularly in large, urban centers.

    The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the effect of specialized physician supervision on the effectiveness of an emergency medical services system.

    Design

    Prospective, cohort study.

    Setting

    Large, urban municipality (population 2 million).

    Patients

    Evaluation of victims of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac death cases, before (n=152) and after (n=200) the introduction of specialized physician supervision for the emergency medical services system.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Médecin, SAMU, Superviseur, Mort subite, Réanimation, Urgence, Organisation système, Période préhospitalière, Spécialité médicale, Activité professionnelle, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Physician, Emergency medical care unit, Supervisor, Sudden death, Resuscitation, Emergency, System configuration, Prehospital period, Medical specialty, Professional activity, United States, North America, America, Human

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 93-0640349

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.