Topic: emergency medical dispatch

Is There any Correlation between Over/Under Triage and Number of Consecutive Working Hours in the Emergency Medical Communication Center?

There are many recent articles published in scientific literature on the topic of work-related stress. However, these studies focus on the effects of stress on the workers and not on the impact that stress could have on their work performance—more specifically on the calltaker’s (emergency dispatcher (ED)) performance and consequently on the whole Emergency Medical Service (EMS). : The objective of this study was to assess whether the number of consecutive hours worked...

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One Step at a Time with Sean Ash

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_82_SeanAsh_03-09-21_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:08 — 23.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreSean Ash, an Emergency Call Handler for the London Ambulance Service NHS Trust discusses how he got into emergency dispatching as well as what it’s like to be a dispatcher with a disability.    For Your Information:  Read the...

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High Expectations and High Support with Chaplain Russ Myers

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_80_RussMyers_02-08-21_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 25:14 — 23.1MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreChaplain Russell Myers, Allina Health EMS, talks about the role of chaplains in EMS and emergency dispatch. He discusses research he’s conducted about the most stressful EMS calls as well as things to consider when deciding...

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Falls Protocol Lift Assist Calls: Predictors of Repeat 911 Calls

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) regularly respond to lift assist calls. Previous studies have shown lift assist calls present a significant risk of morbidity and mortality. This group of callers is also likely to make repeated calls to 911 for EMS assistance. The ability to foresee which of these patients may need to call 911 again within 24 hours could help decrease the risk posed to patients in these situations. s: To 1) describe calls originating as lift assist calls...

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Data Left, Right, and Center with Dr. Chris Olola, Greg Scott, and Matt Hirschi

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode_68_ChrisGregMatt_07-28-20_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 26:48 — 24.6MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreDr. Chris Olola, Director of Research for the IAED, Greg Scott, Associate Director of Protocol Evolution, and Matt Hirschi, Data Analyst, discuss the IAED’s data center: what it is, how it came to be, and how it can benefit...

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Comparison of Emergency Medical Service Stroke Identification and Neurologist In-Hospital Stroke Assessment: Results of the Pilot Study of Genova Network

Acute stroke is one of the five time-dependent conditions (first hour quintet, FHQ) that emergency medical services (EMS) must manage better and faster; early identification and treatment are critical to reduce both immediate damage and long-term disability. For Emergency Medical Communication Centers, the rapid and accurate identification of stroke patients is the challenge to be won in the coming years. : The main objective of this study is to evaluate the ability of...

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Correlation of Emergency Medical Dispatch Traffic/Transportation Incidents to On-Scene Outcomes

Research on motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) is robust, though most focuses on prevention and treatment. Emergency medical experts now recognize telecommunications’ vital role in the chain of survival; however, MVA research on telecommunicator impact on the MVA is limited. This study seeks to address that gap in research, examining the relationship between Emergency Medical Dispatch codes and on-scene findings. s: The objective of the study was to characterize all...

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Restart a Heart with Jason Carlyon

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode51_Jason-Carlyon_09-20-19_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:28 — 25.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Jason Carlyon, Community and Engagement Coordinator for Yorkshire Ambulance Service. They discuss the origins of Restart a Heart day, the role of bystanders in cardiac arrest survival, and how to bolster...

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