Topic: MPDS

Comparison of EMD Selection of Sick Person Chief Complaint Protocol with On-Scene Responder Findings

The Emergency Medical Dispatcher’s (EMD’s) selection of the most appropriate Chief Complaint Protocol is one of the most important elements in emergency dispatching. Choosing the correct Chief Complaint ensures that the correct information is gathered, the correct instructions and help provided, and the right resources sent. The selection of the MPDS Sick Person Protocol is often one of the most difficult for EMDs. s: The primary objective of this study is to compare the...

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Time After Time with Janette Turner

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode32-2018-08-30-Janette_Turner_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:34 — 28.9MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Janette Turner, Director of Health Services Research at the University of Sheffield. They discuss alternative performance and quality indicators for ambulance services, whether or not quick dispatch...

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Writing the EMD Bible with Kate Dernocoeur

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode28-2018-08-02-Kate-Dernocoeur_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 34:35 — 31.7MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Kate Dernocoeur, co-writer of Principles of EMD. They discuss how the textbook on EMD was written, the difference between classroom learning and street sense, and the special role of emergency...

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Is Emergency Medical Dispatcher Low-Acuity Code Selection Influenced by a User-Interface Software Modification?

Sick Person (Specific Diagnosis) is one of the most commonly used Chief Complaint Protocols in the Medical Priority Dispatch System™. Within the Sick Person Protocol, the 26-A-1 coding represents a group of patients with no specific identifiable complaint. This vague categorization presents a problem for dispatch systems and EMS responders alike, since so little is captured about the patient’s true condition. s: The objective of this study was to determine...

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RoboDispatcher with Nick Nudell

https//media.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/p/content.blubrry.com/aedr_podcast/Episode24-2018-06-14-Nick-Newdell_mixdown.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 23:26 — 32.2MB) | EmbedSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | RSS | MoreIsabel talks with Nick Nudell, interim EMS chief for UC Health in Colorado and the chief data officer for The Paramedic Foundation. They discuss the difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning, how AI...

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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 | Google Podcasts | 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...

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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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