7-9] There have been substantial international debates regarding the scope of prehospital care
, and it is clear that the issue has not been resolved.
Systematically examining potentially preventable deaths and prehospital care
data gives a more accurate assessment of the entire continuum of care compared to other metrics.
The cause of early trauma deaths is similar to that of immediate deaths and likely represents less catastrophic injuries or better prehospital care
and shorter transport times to trauma centers.
His interests include emergency care systems, triage and prehospital care
It is an exciting time in prehospital care
in West Virginia.
The Ontario Stroke System--which targets activities across the continuum of stroke care from prevention, prehospital care
, acute care and rehabilitation and community reintegration--provides an example for such a model that could be applied to other types of CVD.
rationalization of Emergency Services, communications systems, prehospital care
programs, ambulance services, paramedical emergency services and disaster medicine).
Her areas of expertise are invasive cardiology and prehospital care
The guide results from a collaboration between the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Public Health Emergency Preparedness, and it was written by leading experts in six areas related to mass casualty care: prehospital care
, hospital and acute care, alternative care sites, palliative care, ethical issues, and legal considerations.
Although low back and neck pain syndromes can be trauma related, this review will focus on the epidemiology, anatomy, prehospital care
, imaging, prevention, and rehabilitation of the many types of cervical spine trauma commonly seen in athletes (Table 1) and will not cover complex cervical spine fractures.
Marianne Gausche-Hill, director of prehospital care
at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Calif.
The first section, "General Concepts in Trauma Nursing," covers economic, administrative, and legal issues in trauma nursing, injury prevention, and prehospital care
of the trauma patient.