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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TraumaLink is a volunteer based emergency response system providing free pre-hospital care for victims of highway road traffic injuries.
The Great North Air Ambulance, which provides pre-hospital care at the scene, received the second highest number of votes, with 153,685.
a[umlaut]"This combined with the very rapid drop in body temperature is likely to have been protective to his heart and brain; combined with the excellent pre-hospital care given by the river rescue team and the ambulance service, [it] meant that when he was brought to the Worcestershire Royal Hospital emergency department his chances of survival were greatly increased.
Developing the relationships with pre-hospital care providers, hospitals, and the health department, but also through the schools and working with community programs," Tindall said.
This is done through the creation of the National Pre-Hospital Care Council (NPHCC) under the Department of Health that is mandated to develop internationally accepted standards for the practice of prehospital care professionals, to ensure the development of prehospital emergency-care system at the national and local level and the proper implementation of the law, and the regulation of prehospital emergency-care profession.
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Also, the conference has been comprehensively organized to capture the excellent innovations in Emergency Medicine, primarily in the areas of pre-hospital care, Trauma, Toxicology, Disaster Medicine, Pediatric EM, Emergency Nursing, Simulations, Public Health, Research Updates and other sub branches related to the field of emergency medicine.
It is also possible to subspecialize in an area such as pediatric emergency medicine, intensive care medicine, acute medicine, sports medicine, or pre-hospital care.
In the session on, pre-hospital care in mental health, speakers focused on how this is an emerging area in mental healthcare.
Road injuries: pre-hospital care Cairenes are used to the gridlock of mid-day traffic, when a trip of four miles can take almost an hour as cars snake bumper-to-bumper along the capital's main streets.
In 2003, his contribution to pre-hospital care was recognised by the British Heart Foundation (BHF) when he became the first paramedic in the UK to be funded by the charity.
He said: "It will build upon the significant progress made in Wales in developments in pre-hospital care through the Welsh Ambulance Services Trust and the development of the Emergency Medical Retrieval and Transfer Service (EMRTS).