The Golf Course Project: GIS and CAD Solution to Difficult Access Locations
Tina M. Taviano, Thom Woolverton, Rob Lovell
Aug 01, 2016|AEDR 2016 Vol. 4 Issue 1|Poster Abstracts, Research Posters
Lee County, Florida, has 108 golf courses. Snowbird season packs the golf courses with many who are older. Medical emergencies: stroke; cardiac arrest; fractures; back injuries; stings; and heat exhaustion are common. Access to patients on golf courses is challenging. Golfers can only see the lanais and back of houses—not street addresses. To design a Graphic Information System (GIS) and Computer Aided Dispatch (CAD) solution to identify patient locations using common place names and verified addresses. GIS produced maps of all 108 courses were labeled with possible access points to...