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  1. No place to unload : a preliminary analysis of the prevalence, risk factors, and consequences of ambulance diversion.

    Article, Congrès - En anglais

    National Trauma Symposium. Baltimore MD (USA), 1990/03/19.

    Study objective

    To study the prevalence, risk factors, and consequences of ambulance diversion.


    Observational cohort analysis from January 1, 1986, to December 31, 1989.

    Stetting: Population-based study of a large urban region located in Northern California.


    Individuals transported by ambulance to any of 13 hospitals in the region (n=153,167).


    Diversion defined as the patient not being transported to their initially intended hospital because the hospital was unable to accept patients because of temporary emergency department closure.

    Ambulance run time recorded by radio contact was documented in ambulance registry. « Transport-associated deaths » were measured as any deaths occurring in the field, while en route, or soon after arriving at the ED.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Transport sanitaire, Urgence, Ambulance, Réorientation, Prévalence, Facteur risque, Complication, Homme, Etude statistique, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Medical transport, Emergency, Ambulance, Reorientation, Prevalence, Risk factor, Complication, Human, Statistical study, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology

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    Cote : 94-0266696

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.