pre-hospital care

pre-hospital care

A generic term for healthcare provided on-scene at a medical emergency or major incident, and during transfer of casualties to definitive care facilities.

Providers of pre-hospital care
First aiders, first responders, ambulance and emergency services, military medics, nurses, doctors and others.

Fields of pre-hospital care
Mass-gathering medicine, event medicine, disaster medicine and others—e.g., mountain rescue.

Objectives, Faculty of Pre-hospital Care
• Set and maintain standards in pre-hospital care;
• Promote high-quality education and teaching in pre-hospital care;
• Initiate technical development and lead the evolution of research in pre-hospital care;
• Effectively integrate the efforts of all participants in pre-hospital care.
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from a broad based clinical medical specialty such as emergency medicine, internal medicine, anesthesiology, and other surgical specialties, with demonstrated exoerience in pre-hospital care to include advanced cardiac life support or board certification in emergency medicine.
Para-medicine and pre-hospital care has developed rapidly since then, but the focus is still on how many ambulances arrive at calls within eight minutes regardless of the clinical outcome.
Major David Cooper, 34, is a regular medical officer in the British Army and works as an accident and emergency doctor as well as a pre-hospital care doctor on the Midlands Air Ambulance.
Christian Witt, Co-Founder, President & Chief Technology Officer of Beyond Lucid Technologies, said, "Our company is committed to innovation that helps pre-hospital care providers capture, track, and securely share patient data across the care continuum.
In the City of Dallas, Texas, the demand for pre-hospital care delivery has grown by a substantial 18 percent over the last five years.
Janse's husband, Fredrik, said: "I am proud to participate in this year's marathon not only in order to support this peace run, but also to support Roads for Life in their strive to help victims improving their chances of survival and recovery by raising awareness and conduct trainings for pre-hospital care.
Ambulance crews and the doctor worked to deliver vital pre-hospital care at the roadside to stabilise the man's condition whilst the fire service's technical rescue unit began the difficult process of cutting the man out of the car.
The Great North Air Ambulance Service operates three aircraft across the North of England and responds to around 1000 calls each year, with the specialist doctors and paramedics on board the helicopters providing the highest standard of pre-hospital care.
Tempus Pro is a portable vital signs monitor intended to be used by clinicians and medically qualified personnel for the attended or unattended monitoring of single and multiple vital signs in clinical and pre-hospital care applications.
Rafael Consunji, director of the HIPP, said: "A combination of improved road engineering, the timely arrival of pre-hospital care and the reduced severity of the crashes are recognised as key external factors in the reduction of pre-hospital road deaths.
Mohammed Ibrahim Al Ameri, Chairman of the Board of National Ambulance, said: "This partnership highlights the ambition of both organisations to provide Etihad Airways' employees with the best pre-hospital care.