Predictability of Poor Patient Outcomes for Adult New-Onset Seizures Using the Medical Priority Dispatch System
Rich Lindfors, EDQ, EMD-I, Bryon Schultz, NRP, EDQ-I, EMD-I, Gregory Scott, MBA, EDQ, Christopher Olola, PhD
May 02, 2023|Research Posters
Studies suggest cardiac arrest risk associated with abnormal seizure-like activity increases with age, particularly in patients aged 35 or over. To account for this increased risk, there may be a need to add a new MPDS determinant code with a higher priority designation—probably one at the DELTA level.