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.
Historical (retrospective) cohort.
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.
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
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 94-0457497
Code Inist : 002B27B14C. Création : 199406.