Topic: lights and siren

Implications of Pre-Alerts for Medical Emergency Calls

In emergency dispatching, pre-alerts are used to send responders to calls prior to getting a final dispatch code. Some studies have showed that pre-alerts can effectively reduce dispatch time for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests, potentially improving overall patient outcome. However, there is also a potential risk in running lights-and-siren on non-fully triaged calls. Although pre-alerts have been used for several years, no research studies have demonstrated its benefit, in...

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Implications of Pre-Alerts for Medical Emergency Calls

  In emergency dispatching, pre-alerts are used to send responders to calls prior to getting a final dispatch code—assigned using an emergency dispatch system.  Although this dispatching process has been used for several years, no research studies have demonstrated its significant benefit, in general.  However, a study published in 2013, showed that pre-alerts can be effectively used to reduce dispatch time for out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCAs), which has the potential to...

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Measure Twice Dispatch Once with Vincent Robbins

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/episode17-2018-04-05-Vince-Robbins_mixdown_V3.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:23 — 52.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Vincent Robbins, president and CEO of MONOC. They discuss why objective measurement is so important, the problems associated with using lights and sirens in an emergency response, and the steps to help...

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