Why do ambulance services have different non-transport rates? A national cross sectional study.

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Summary of "Why do ambulance services have different non-transport rates? A national cross sectional study."

Some patients calling ambulance services (known as Emergency Medical Services internationally) are not transported to hospital. In England, national ambulance quality indicators show considerable variation in non-transport rates between the ten large regional ambulance services. The aim of this study was to explain variation between ambulance services in two types of non-transport: discharge at scene and telephone advice.


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Name: PloS one
ISSN: 1932-6203
Pages: e0204508


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