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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Committed to simplifying the business of healthcare, Updox is a single collaboration platform for out-of-hospital healthcare providers.
"Every year 60,000 people suffer a sudden out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and only one out of 10 of these people survive.
Although cardiac arrest in children is far less common than in adults, each year about 7,000 children in the United States experience an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest, according to the American Heart Association.
the vision of the design and learning centres is to make care better for people, by making out-of-hospital ...
10% Out-of-hospital cardiac arrests survival rate in Northern Ireland n Once an emergency call is received, NIAS will dispatch an ambulance response.
around 3,500 people in scotland undergo attempted resuscitation each year following an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), but only around 1 in 12 people survive.
Emergencias is a provider of the healthcare and out-of-hospital emergency services sector, which has grown steadily and expanded both at home and abroad.
[USA] Mar 17 (ANI): A study conducted recently has observed that the common drug used for treating high blood pressure and angina (chest pain) is associated with an increased risk of out-of-hospital sudden cardiac arrest.
out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in Scotland each year but the survival rate is minute without CPR, the chances of surviving drop by up to 10 per cent.
The local health board's services include an audiology centre and community and out-of-hospital services, with sexual health, podiatry and ophthalmology clinics.
The clinical study is targeting approximately 1,400 patients suffering an out-of-hospital cardiac arrest who have been successfully resuscitated and will compare 24 hours of xenon gas treatment, in combination with targeted temperature management, or TTM, with the current standard of care, which is TTM alone.
BHF Scotland's Daniel Jones said: "If North Lanarkshire Council passes this important motion it would mean that many lives which are lost to out-of-hospital cardiac arrests in the area every year could be saved.