Topic: MPDS

Ist die Verwendung des Diagnoseinstruments zur Schlaganfallerkennen von Bedeutung?

IST DIE VERWENDUNG DES DIAGNOSEINSTRUMENTS ZUR SCHLAGANFALLERKENNUNG VON BEDEUTUNG? Ja! Es spart Zeit und rettet Gehirnmasse. Schlaganfälle Schlaganfälle unterbrechen die Blutversorgung zu einem Teil des Gehirns durch eine Blockierung oder Blutung. Die Zeitdauer, über die ein Schlaganfall die Blutzufuhr unterbricht, bestimmt den Umfang des verursachten Gehirnschadens. Die zügige Wiederherstellung des normalen Blutflusses zum Gehirn ist von entscheidender Bedeutung und erfordert eine...

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Stroke of Genius with Chuck Gipson

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode08-2017-10-12-Chuck-Gipson_mixdown-1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:39 — 29.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Chuck Gipson, Quality and Education Manager for MEDIC EMS. They discuss how emergency dispatchers were instrumental in getting the prehospital stroke alert off the ground, the importance of getting a stroke patient help...

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Effects of a Prehospital Emergency Care System on the Treatment and Prognosis of Stroke Patients

We sought to study a recently implemented prehospital emergency care system and its effects on the treatment level and prognosis of stroke patients. Prior to the introduction of the new system, no dispatch triage or prehospital care was available, and most patients accessed emergency care directly, without calling an emergency number. Methods: From April 2014 to March 2015,, at our associate hospital’s emergency department, 325 first-time acute stroke patients were admitted to the...

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Characterization of Hospital-Confirmed Stroke Evidence for Callers Who Were Unable to Complete Stroke Test Requests from the Emergency Medical Dispatcher

The findings of a recent study suggest that a patient’s inability to complete all three tasks in a stroke identification tool used by Emergency Medical Dispatchers (EMDs) is a uniquely strong predictor of stroke. s: To examine the characteristics of the 17 cases in which the patient was unable to complete all three tasks in the Stroke Diagnostic Tool (SDxT). Methods: The retrospective descriptive study utilized stroke data from three sources in Salt Lake County, Utah,...

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