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Protocolized automation of critical, labor-intensive tasks for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) resuscitation may decrease Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provider workload. A simulation-based assessment method incorporating objective and self-reported metrics was developed and used to quantify workloads associated with standard and experimental approaches to OHCA resuscitation.
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Name: Simulation in healthcare : journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
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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.
Professionals responsible for relaying calls for the deployment of EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
The branch of medicine concerned with the evaluation and initial treatment of urgent and emergent medical problems, such as those caused by accidents, trauma, sudden illness, poisoning, or disasters. Emergency medical care can be provided at the hospital or at sites outside the medical facility.
A bracelet or necklace worn by an individual that alerts emergency personnel of medical information for that individual which could affect their condition or treatment.