out-of-hospital

out-of-hospital

A term used in emergency medicine to mean “in the field, ” “in the community, ” “at the patient's home or workplace, ” or “prehospital.” Assessments performed and treatments given out-of-hospital often stabilize a patient or initiate critically needed care.
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Ministers are investing PS20m a year in an Intermediate Care Fund, which supports schemes which improve out-of-hospital care and help people return home.
HeartSine was founded in 1998 by Professor John Anderson who worked with the pioneer of out-of-hospital mobile coronary care Dr.
Mr Purt told members reinvesting in out-of-hospital services including outof-hours and step up and down care was a key area for the board in the coming months.
6m to improve access to doctors, and boosting out-of-hospital health services, which could include schemes to diagnose patients over email, video-phone or Skype.
6m to improving access to doctors, and boosting out-of-hospital health services across the region.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that approximately 300,000 Americans experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest each year.
Residents of low-income, minority neighborhoods have two strikes against them: the incidence of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is much higher than average and rates of bystander CPR are below average," said lead study author Comilla Sasson, MD, PhD, an associate clinical professor at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.
Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust will instead focus on hiring extra nurses and providing better out-of-hospital care across the city.
Research from the 2013 study, “Recent Trends in Out-Of-Hospital Births” by the Journal of Midwifery & Women's Health, shows women are increasingly utilizing midwives for general healthcare as well as care during pregnancy and birth.
Researchers gathered information about the symptoms and health history of men 35 to 65 years old who had out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in 2002-12.
Each year in the UK an estimated 60,000 people have an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and less than 10% survive.
The Arizona Department of Health Services won its second 2013 Vision Award for its Telephone-Assisted Resuscitation Gains Essential Time (TARGET) Program, which increases survival from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest by improving the provision of dispatch pre-arrival CPR instructions.