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The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) in used for triage in emergency departments in Switzerland, France and Belgium. No validated triage scale is actually used by Emergency Medical Service (EMS) providers. The objective of this project is to evaluate the reliability and performance of triage by EMS providers with the SETS.
The Swiss Emergency Triage Scale (SETS) in used for triage in emergency departments in Switzerland, France and Belgium. No validated triage scale is actually used by EMS providers. The objective of this project is to evaluate the reliability and performance of triage by EMS providers with the SETS.
In order to perform this evaluation a cohort of 22 EMS providers will evaluate 28 standardized clinical scenarios using a computer simulator.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Diagnostic
Emergency Medical Services
Mobile triage system
ED of Geneva University Hospitals
University Hospital, Geneva
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-09-25T07:23:22-0400
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Services specifically designed, staffed, and equipped for the emergency care of patients.
Professionals responsible for relaying calls for the deployment of EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
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 use of communication systems, such as telecommunication, to transmit emergency information to appropriate providers of health 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.