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Seasonal influenza causes high morbidity worldwide and high mortality in developing countries. As a result, the development of systems for seasonal influenza surveillance has been of great interest. The aim of this study is to explore the potential role of an Emergency Medical System (EMS) call centre to complement traditional surveillance systems of seasonal influenza.
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Name: Central European journal of public health
The trauma team process was recently implemented at the Colonial War Memorial (CWM) Hospital, Suva. This study audits the trauma call procedure at the hospital over a period of 12 months.
This article examines 9-1-1 call data of the City of Lethbridge in Alberta, Canada over a year to find discernible spatial and temporal trends that may be useful to emergency response or better delive...
Despite their widespread use, electronic medical records have created frustrations for physicians, especially those working in busy hospital emergency departments. After a brief discussion of the caus...
Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of mortality worldwide. Acute coronary syndromes are diagnosed in 1.5 million patients, in Poland about 140,000 patients per year. A medical...
Phenomenon: The call component of clerkship presents students with unique opportunities and challenges. Clerkship programs employ various call modalities, including traditional call, night float, and ...
Background: Inequality in access to healthcare is a challenge internationally. Despite that medical emergency calls can be considered as access point to pre-hospital emergency care and ...
The purpose of this study is to quantify levels of resident anxiety under the current system (take call alone) and compare results to a modified system.
Specify the association between clinical criteria transmitted by non-medical emergency services to the regulation of the SAMU centre call in patients with suspected sepsis and their hospit...
Prescription of medicines by telephone in French medical call Centres is a part of the general practitioners activity. This study aimed to described drug prescription by phone (MTP) perfo...
Self-management of medical abortion (MA) pills purchased from pharmacies is considered to be one of the reasons behind falling morbidity and mortality from unsafe abortion in recent years....
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.
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 mobilization of EMERGENCY CARE to the locations and people that need them.
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Swine Flu - H1N1 influenza - H7N9
Swine flu is the common name given to a relatively new strain of influenza (flu) that caused a flu pandemic in 2009-2010. It is also referred to as H1N1 influenza (because it is the H1N1 strain of virus). The H1N1 flu virus will be one of the main vi...