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This study aims to assess rural-urban differences in the predictors of emergency ambulance service (EAS) demand and misuse in New Taipei City. Identifying the predictors of EAS demand will help the EAS service managing authority in formulating focused policies to maintain service quality.
This article was published in the following journal.
Name: Journal of the Formosan Medical Association = Taiwan yi zhi
Smoking prevalence is declining at a slower rate in rural than urban settings in the United States (U.S.), and known predictors of smoking do not readily account for this trend difference. Given that ...
Human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most prevalent sexually transmitted disease and a known cause of many cancers. Previous research explored HPV-associated (HPVa) cancer differences by gender or race, ...
(1) To compare the experiences of people who are affected by diabetes-related hypoglycaemia and either do or do not require an emergency attendance and (2) to measure the prevalence of impaired awaren...
We describe the current US emergency medicine workforce in terms of clinician type and examine rural and urban emergency medicine workforce differences.
Every year, about 1.2 million people die through road traffic crashes worldwide. Majority of these deaths occur in Africa where most of their emergency medical services are underdeveloped. In 2004, Gh...
There is a need to reduce the number of ambulance transports to the Emergency Room to the patients who are not in need of urgent medical care. There are currently no studies and the aim of...
This research was designed with partners to determine differences in temperature exposures in urban and rural communities in Alabama. The investigators hypothesized that significant differ...
SatCare is a randomised controlled trial involving rapid standardised ultrasound assessment of patients with shock, major trauma, abdominal pain, chest pain or breathlessness in emergency ...
This study compares patients bound for Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) who were transported by either ground ambulance or emergency medical helicopter. The investigators describe ...
It appears that the heavyness of flu pathology, the diagnosis limits and the validity of it was well studied in the last years.However, the economical impact and the organisation benefit i...
Paramedical personnel trained to provide basic emergency care and life support under the supervision of physicians and/or nurses. These services may be carried out at the site of the emergency, in the ambulance, or in a health care institution.
The process whereby a society changes from a rural to an urban way of life. It refers also to the gradual increase in the proportion of people living in urban areas.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
The use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health services.
The practice of redirecting ambulances and patients seeking urgent care from one emergency department to others for various reasons such as overcrowding and shortage of skilled staff.