Essays about: "Prehospital emergency care"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Prehospital emergency care.

  1. 1. A medical device for spinal motion restriction : Development of a device for safe and efficient patient handling

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : Ylva Jersenius; Erika Möller; [2020]
    Keywords : Medical device; Prehospital emergency care; Spinal motion restriction; Paramedics; Industrial design engineering; Human-centred design; Usability; Medicinteknisk produkt; Prehospital akutsjukvård; Spinal rörelsebegränsning; Ambulanssjukvårdare; Teknisk design; Användarcentrerad design; Användbarhet;

    Abstract : Prehospital emergency care is facing a paradigm shift. Spinal motion restriction (SMR) is a way to treat trauma patients with symptoms of spinal injury. It was earlier entitled as ‘routine SMR’, and included spine board and cervical collar. READ MORE

  2. 2. E-health as Support to Initial Responders in Rural Areas

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Biomedicinsk teknik

    Author : Linnéa Bunse; Johannes Gustafsson; [2019]
    Keywords : e-health; application; prehospital; IVPA; ambulance; rural; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Sweden is a geographically large country, with several regions counted as rural areas. Hospitals and emergency care units can be up to one hour away, making emergency healthcare less available in time sensitive situations to some groups of people. READ MORE

  3. 3. Designing for Prehospital Care Training : Aiding the development of mental models within procedural memory, through a training toolkit that improves proficiency in prehospital care procedures such as REBOA.

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Christoph Zobl; [2017]
    Keywords : Interaction Design; Instructional Design; Mental Models; REBOA; Prehospital Care; Training; London Air Ambulance;

    Abstract : This is an educational design project exploring how prehospital care training can be altered to improve mental proficiency for emergency medical professionals.  The London Air Ambulance performs a complex life-saving procedure known as REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) on the roadside; the only emergency medical service to do so worldwide. READ MORE

  4. 4. An evaluation of nurse triage at the Emergency Medical Dispatch centers in two Swedish counties

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för folkhälso- och vårdvetenskap

    Author : Douglas Spangler; [2017]
    Keywords : Ambulance; Triage; Emergency Medical Dispatch; Emergency Medical Service; Low Acuity; Ambulans; Triage; Sjukvårdens Larmcentral; Akutsjukvård; Hänvisning;

    Abstract : Sjuksköterskor vid Sjukvårdens Larmcentral (SvLC) i Uppsala och Västmanlands län hänvisar regelbundet lågakuta patienter som bedöms inte vara i behov av ambulanssjukvård till alternativa vårdformer. I denna studie kopplades patientdata från SvLC till sjukhusregister för att identifiera patienter som besökte en akutmottagning inom 72 timmar efter en hänvisning vid SvLC. READ MORE

  5. 5. Resource management analysis at the prehospital emergency care unit in north-western Skåne

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemLinköpings universitet/Tekniska högskolan; Linköpings universitet/Kommunikations- och transportsystemLinköpings universitet/Tekniska högskolan

    Author : Benjamin Fossum; Johan Hedborg; [2016]
    Keywords : logistics; healthcare logistics; ambulance logistics; emergency medical services; ems; preparedness; workload; coverage;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to investigate the preparedness at the prehospital emergency care unit in north-western Skåne. Measuring preparedness is important to ensure that the ability to respond on emergency calls is satisfactory. To do this for north-western Skåne historical data from 2015 was extracted from SOS Alarm’s database. READ MORE