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Speaking the Same Language with Edel Burton

AEDR Editorial Team

Feb 21, 2023|Dispatch in Depth

Edel Burton, clinical hospital pharmacist and PhD scholar in the School of Public Health at University College Cork, discusses her research about pre-hospital care terminology and measurements. Your agency’s definition of “on scene” may be different from other agencies’ definitions, and Burton’s research will make it easier for agencies to compare their data.

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Response to First Reported U.S. COVID-19 Case Enhances Protocols and Alerts

Kurt Mills, Eric Cooper, MD, Mike Taigman, MS

Jun 03, 2020|AEDR 2020 Vol. 8 Issue 1|Case Report

On January 19, 2020, relaxing in his Snohomish County living room and watching the early news reports about Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China—the city he'd just returned from—the patient became concerned. He had not been feeling well and decided to go to his primary care physician. Shortly after arriving at the physician's office, his doctor contacted the Health District Officer. They drew a blood sample and overnighted it to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) lab in Atlanta. The patient went home to...

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