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  1. Differential prehospital benefit from paramedic care.

    Article - En anglais

    Study objectives

    To determine whether prehospital outcome of patients who receive care from emergency medical technicians-paramedic (EMT-Ps) differs from that of patients who receive care from emergency medical technicians-defibrillation (EMT-Ds), as rated by the treating EMTs using standardized scales, and to determine whether the patient's seriousness of illness is relevant to any differential benefit of one level of care over the other.

    Design

    Historical (retrospective) cohort.

    Setting

    An urban and semiurban region of southwest Ontario comprising an area of 1,136 square kilometers (438 square miles) with a population of more than 445,000.

    Type of participants

    Patients (10,291) who were transported by the Hamilton-Wentworth EMS system between January 1, 1991, and December 31, 1991.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Réanimation, Période préhospitalière, Infirmier, Enseignement, Formation, Pronostic, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Personnel sanitaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Resuscitation, Prehospital period, Nurse, Teaching, Formation, Prognosis, Human, United States, North America, America, Health staff

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0457497

    Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.