• assessment
  • Occasionally, the visiting GP will contact the EMS dispatcher and order a Krankentransport, should it be determined following medical assessment, that the patient could be cared for in a safer and better manner in a hospital. (wikipedia.org)
  • trauma
  • The Golden Hour  "Emphasizes the urgency necessary for successful management to maximize outcome of the injured patient"  American College of Surgeons, Advanced Trauma Life Support. (slidegur.com)
  • Within healthcare centers for eye care, 10%-27% of cases in outpatient departments and 38%- 65% of cases in emergency departments are related to eye trauma or chemical exposure. (aao.org)
  • The scope of practice includes performing semi-automated external defibrillation, interpretation of 4-lead ECGs, administration of Symptom Relief Medications for a variety of emergency medical conditions (these include oxygen, epinephrine, dextrose, glucagon, salbutamol, ASA and nitroglycerine), performing trauma immobilization (including cervical immobilization), and other fundamental basic medical care. (wikipedia.org)
  • cardiac
  • Suggested readings and key references cardiac emergencies this section are the hallmark of organic acids, should be factored when losses are estimated. (org.sa)
  • beds
  • Bariatric Surgery Breast Center Cancer Cardiology Cardiothoracic Surgery Childbirth Dentistry Emergency Medicine Joint Replacement Ophthalmology Pediatrics Residency Training Programs Stroke Center Rochester General Hospital has 528 beds and is served by more than 1,500 medical and dental staff members and more than 7,500 employees. (wikipedia.org)
  • calls
  • The concept of a single answering point for emergency calls to public safety agencies caught on quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The technology would also continue to evolve, resulting in Enhanced 9-1-1 including the ability to 'lock' telephone lines on emergency calls, preventing accidental disconnection, and Automatic Number Identification/Automatic Location Identification (ANI/ALI), which permits the dispatcher to verify the number originating the call (screening out potential false alarms), and identifying the location of the call, against the possibility of the caller becoming disconnected or unconscious. (wikipedia.org)
  • As in many other places, in Austria, the EMS system performs two major functions: Emergency Services - Responding to all calls concerning immediate danger to the life and/or health of a person. (wikipedia.org)
  • hospital
  • For this hospital the data for this category is: Worse than expected - 9 As expected - 13 Better than expected - 17 For patient safety indicators, there are the same three possible ratings. (wikipedia.org)
  • Their corporate website, www.tsh.to, publishes a number of patient safety indicators including rates of hospital-acquired infections such as C. difficile, MRSA and VRE, as well as their Hospital Standardized Mortality Ratio (HSMR), hand hygiene compliance and a corporate balanced scorecard. (wikipedia.org)
  • outpatient
  • Low acuity physiologic monitors perform basic vital signs monitoring, and may be used for outpatient surgical applications with a low level of monitoring. (medwow.com)
  • safety
  • The term "emergency medical dispatcher" is also a certification level and a professional designation, certified through the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials-International (APCO), the National Academies of Emergency Dispatch, and PowerPhone, Inc. Many dispatchers, whether certified or not, will dispatch using a standard Emergency Medical Dispatch protocol. (wikipedia.org)
  • Demonstrating accountability has gone hand-in-hand with an increased focus on patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • These initiatives will improve access to critical resources all while enhancing patient safety. (wikipedia.org)
  • Systems
  • Literature review: do rapid response systems reduce the incidence of major adverse events in the deteriorating ward patient? (wikipedia.org)
  • Winnipeg
  • In a parallel evolution, the development of 9-1-1 as a national emergency number began in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, in 1959. (wikipedia.org)
  • treatment
  • Goals of treatment blunt and penetrating traumatic presentations of ear, nose and over again through the epiphysis, ranging from 1.8 when the child is quite messy and can be provided for the diagnosis is uncertain, particularly if the patient is euvolemic, using the finger, dropped objects on their size and depth. (org.sa)
  • Air Traffic Control (ATC) grants special treatment to air ambulance operations, much like a ground ambulance using lights and a siren, only when they are actively operating with a patient. (wikipedia.org)
  • Retinal arterial occlusion is an ophthalmic emergency, and prompt treatment is essential. (wikipedia.org)
  • This rations patient treatment efficiently when resources are insufficient for all to be treated immediately. (wikipedia.org)
  • Medicine
  • Interns in Australia are required to complete compulsory rotations in Emergency Medicine, General Medicine and General Surgery, with the remaining internship time spent in non compulsory rotations across a diverse range of medical disciplines. (wikipedia.org)
  • In some states, a general practice term is offered for the compulsory Emergency Medicine, given the availability of undifferentiated patient morbidity and acuity at such sites. (wikipedia.org)
  • In emergency medicine, a general impression is formed the first time the medical professional views the patient, usually within seconds. (wikipedia.org)