Acadian ambulance service
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...Ambulance Service THESIS MENT The project is about describing an overview of Acadia Ambulance Service. It is regarded as one of the biggest privately owned ambulance service organizations in the US covering large geographical area. The organization reacts to several emergency services and provides medical and other facilities to the casualties. OVERVIEW OF ACADIAN AMBULANCE SERVICE Offshore opportunities. Acadian ambulance service provides quick reaction programs through its air services. Through its air services, the organization has been able to provide its services instantly to casualties of unpredicted accidents or diseases in isolated offshore areas and remote populaces ([1] Acadian... Acadian...
Exercises in the ambulance
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...ambulance Instructions: COMPULSORY PORTFOLIO ACTIVITY qualities and Paramedic practice Instructions Write down the 7 student skills/ qualities listed below. 2. Under each of the 7 headings, write down ‘specific examples of how this skill might be useful for you in the future when you are a paramedic and why’ (explain by using day to day examples in the life of a paramedic). Persistence. Since I might be the only one caring for the patient on the trip to hospital (or other medical facility), and since I therefore need to know a wise-range of emergency treatments, I need to be persistent in my studies and aim to constantly keep up my knowledge in emergency techniques... than 40 cases in same...
Andy Warhol - Ambulance Disaster
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...Ambulance Disaster 2009 OUTLINE: A) Biographic s of Andy Warhol and his artist career B) Disaster imaginary of Warhol C) Deathand Disaster paintings: Ambulance Disaster meaning and effect D) Conclusion Andy Warhol is one of the most spectacular artists of the 20th century. He was the one to combine a paradoxical approach to modernist art – on one hand, he was a “commercial artist”, on the other, he tried to be a fine artist. His uniqueness is expressed not in the manner he handled paint (though combination paint and silk-screen technique is characteristic for him) but in his choice of subject or content of his works. The success of his painting depended hardly on the quality... Andy Warhol...
Current System of Ambulance Services
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...ambulance services of Efficient provision of emergency services in any given urban area forms a vital part in the overall commitment by government of any given nation in providing emergency services to its citizens (Davis, 2001). Ambulance services are also part of the larger system of a pool of emergency services that are termed to be critical. Timely response of ambulance services is a great determinant of whether life can be saved and there is a need therefore to understand the whole idea of ambulance services. The main purpose of this research proposal is to come up with a research project that will lead to an understanding of the current ambulance systems in Saudi Arabia... ? Current system of...
London Ambulance Service
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...Ambulance Service Unit The London Ambulance Services (LAS) is one of the reputable medical emergency providers throughout the world. It caters for emergency services in the City of London. It is a National Health Service (NHS) trust and has been able to hire up to 4500 employees who work in the various departments of the organization (London Ambulance Service 2014). They have a LAS operation center, which receives all the 999 calls and responds to them promptly. The calls are responded to in to for twenty-four hours and 365 days a year. The trust is based in five locations in London, each one is an headquarter. There are seventy ambulances, which serves the entire region of London. The trust...
British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS)
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...Ambulance Service (BCAS) Introduction British Columbia Ambulance Service (BCAS) is the main British Columbia hospital emergency care and ambulance service provider. Operating under the provincial health services and British Columbia Emergency Health services, this organization has a responsibility to offer ambulance services in the whole of British Columbia province. It is also the largest provider of Emergency medical services and inter-facility patient’s transfers in Canada. BCAS operates approximately 187 stations with a total of 480 ambulances and 47 support vehicles. It has many dispatch centers in Victoria, Vancouver and Kamloops with complete ambulance... Supervisor’s due: British Columbia...
Anycity Ambulance Patient Transfer Service
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...ambulance attendant who is not much computer literate would be able to handle the information correctly. I tried to make this system similar to mobile system that we daily use in our life. Each screen has a main hading that shows the main purpose of the system sub menu. Then the below section contains the sub sections of the each information tab. Note: Insert the below text after above highlighted text paragraph Interaction styles I have researched very much to access the better user interaction style and communication. Basically I have tried to incorporate the different... The window design is also according to HCI rules. Here I have tried to present the information in a more convenient way that the...
Posttraumatic Stress Disorders in Ambulance Paramedics
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...ambulance paramedics Introduction Post-traumatic stress disorder has been into existence for as long as mankind has lived. It is one of the many anxiety disorders, where affected people experience prolonged feelings of distress and fright for no clear reason (Feder, 2008). As the name suggets, it is caused by traumatic incident involving threatened demise or serious injury to a person. A literature review was conducted to institute the degree of literature on interventions for post-traumatic stress disorder in ambulance paramedics. The fundamental intervention that was used for literature review was the critical incident stress debriefing, though many debated over... Post-traumatic stress disorder in...
Deployment of Emergency Care Practitioners by UK Ambulance Services
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...Ambulance Services In UK many programmes are being framed for the improvement of ambulance services. One among them is the programme called East midlands ambulance service nurse triage programme. This programme was formulated to provide 24/7 cover and to enable emergency services people to be deployed in urgent as well as non urgent situations. Moreover this programme also aims to develop technical links with other out of hour services and to improve the quality of patient care services. The main objectives of this programme were to improve the scope of the service provided to patients. The emergency health care practitioners were to be given specific... Deployment of Emergency Care Practitioners by UK...
Pre-arrival policy for patient attending accident emergency by ambulance
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...ambulance Table of Contents Introduction 3 Search Strategy 3 Overview of the Literature 5 Methods and Methodologies 10 Application of Findings 14 Conclusion 14 Reference List 16 Appendices 18 Appendix 1: Literature Review Grid 18 Introduction Accident and emergency department offers care to patients who arrive following an accident or with an emergency medical condition. Before patients can decide where to seek medical attention, they have to consider a few factors such as the urgency of their medical attention, the nature of their accident of emergency and the proximity of the medical services (Design Council, 2012). For this reason... ? Pre-arrival policy for patient attending accident emergency by...
The falls care pathway within the Ambulance service
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...Ambulance service makes a very significant impact on the number of people who have... ?INTRODUCTION About our care pathway: Our care pathway is very basic and leaves a lot of decisions to the professional. If a patient takes the decision of not travelling to hospital or has no injury then a full set of baseline obs must be taken and recorded. They must fall within normal parameters. The patient must have a full explanation of the referral to the falls team and consent must be gained. Referrals are made to the clinical hub. Patient details are handed over and the patient will be contacted within 2 hours. A copy of the patient report form is left with the patient with a non transport form. Patients...
Reflection on Abuse and Assult from the Public on the Ambulance Service in the UK
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...Ambulance Service in UK Reflection on Abuse and Assault from the Public on the Ambulance Service in UK A woman paramedic assaulted after assisting a drunken youth. Paramedic assaulted while giving first aid. Anti-scouse rant hurled at paramedic. London ambulances pelted with missiles and crews threatened on the third night of riots. These are just a few of the headlines read in newspapers which show that the ambulance service in the United Kingdom suffer much abuse and assault. This paper will reflect on the sad plight of paramedics in the United Kingdom, more particularly in the North West side. According to statistics available, from April... ? Reflection on Abuse and Assault from the Public on the...
Response to Analyze the Issues that are Linked to the Ambulance Ramping
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...ambulances at metropolitan hospitals. The identified and established occurrences and observation of Ambulance Ramping at metropolitan and SDEDCN hospitals With information of the nature of the delays that affects the patients that are directly related to Ambulance Ramping With the effects of the current mechanism and their effects that are causing Ambulance Ramping With the effects of Ambulance Ramping on the functioning of ED... ? MINUTES forming ENCLOSURE to File X Reg X THE OFFICE OF THE MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND AGEING RE: RESPONSE TO RAMPING MEDIA ARTICLE PURPOSE The basic purpose is to provide the minister: With a draft response for consideration in reply to the recent media article on ramping of...
Reflection about taking handover from the ambulance crew for the first time as a student nurse
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...Ambulance Team Number Department Introduction A reflection, in simple terms, can be described as the way a professional, in this case a nurse, regardless of their career position connects theoretical knowledge amassed in class and books with actual practice (Stuart & Laraia, 2005, 94). In order for nurses to develop personally and professionally, constant reflections on practice experiences and events encountered there-in are vital (Henderson, 2004, 81). Reflections are personal in the sense that it is nearly impossible to find two different people who for example who encountered the very same situation and in addition felt the same way about them (Londrigan... Reflection on First Handover from...
Critical analysis of Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) Merseyside region (North west ambulance service)
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...ambulance services and describes models of pre-hospital CHD management. In 2007, the North West Ambulance Service introduced these standards for the management of pre-hospital... ? PCI in Merseyside region PCI in Merseyside region Introduction The United Kingdom reports about 275,000 cases of a heart attack annually and between a third and two thirds of deaths occur outside the hospital. Many of these deaths occur within the first few minutes after the first symptoms are reported. The NSF was developed to modernize CHD services by introducing twelve standards for prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation (Allin and Turnock, 2007c). The NSF has specific standards that are applicable for...
Analyse why London Ambulance IT project failure accurred, and where similar organisations might learn valuable lessens so that future IT projects don not folow
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...Ambulance Service IT project... It is easy to dive into IT projects thinking they are the solutions one has been seeking. Technology is merely a tool and not a solution in itself. It is the first step towards finding the solution. In business, one is perpetually looking for solutions to problems. With the emerging technology, it is natural for businesses to turn to IT to find a solution. IT can help to cut costs, automate certain menial tasks, improve productivity, and even enhance communication but one should be careful before looking beyond these fields. It invariably brings discredit to technology because people have very high expectations without realizing how to use it as a tool. The London Ambula...
Discuss the evidence, or lack of evidence, that exists to support the use of adrenaline (epinephrine) in cardiac arrest in pre-hospital setting (ambulance work)
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...Adrenaline," in the synthetic form called epinephrine, "has been used for heart problems for about 100 years" (EMS, 2004). Its effect is to constrict blood vessels and boost blood pressure, thereby restarting the circulation. Adrenaline is often administered as a secondary measure, "when shocking the heart with a defibrillator fails to revive the patient" {AP, 2004). However, physicians conducting a two-year study at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh (BMJ, 1995) found that paramedics specially trained and allowed to administer various drugs to cardiac patients outside of hospital had no substantially greater success or improved survival rates over medical technicians supplied with basic CPR...
Wrongful Death
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...ambulance or the defendant is guilty of among other things driving with intents of causing harm, negligence and carelessness. It is essential to note that the collision happened during a process that followed rules such as the placement of equipments and warning signs in locations that are visible for motorists and road users. On a scale of 0-20, the driver of the ambulance is guilty at that scale of 15. The ambulance driver is responsible and guilty for the accident and death of Mr. P. In this case, there are five levels of guilt. These include guilt in the face of disaster, guilt because of not doing enough and interpersonal guilt... Wrongful Death Wrongful Death In this case, the driver of the...
Medicolegal Case Study
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...ambulance, emergency squad, life squad, rescue squad, ambulance corps, or ambulance service. The primary goal of emergency medical services is to either arrange for timely removal and transport of the patient to a point of definitive care, or provide treatment to patients in need of urgent medical care in order to treat... ? Emergency medical care Lecturer Introduction Emergency medical service is a type of emergency care that is dedicated to offering out of hospital acute medical care, transporting patients to definitive care, and other patient medical transport with injuries and illness which helps patients not to transport themselves. Emergency medical care may also be referred to as first aid squad,...
American History
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...ambulance corps? Prior to the General Order 147 ambulance corps were regulated randomly and were decentralized. However when the new procedure was implemented the work of the corps became more efficient, organized and productive. For example, they were able to reduce the number of casualties, and issue provide the clear guidance for the medical personnel. 2. From the description of the various litters used, what can you infer about the technology of moving the wounded? People used various materials to create litters. They basically used everything they had at hand and were very creative. It is clear that those litters did not provide the most careful way... 1. How did General Order 147 change the...
LAS Business Strategy: IS/ICT/IM Strategy
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...Ambulance Service Strategy Evaluation: London Ambulance Service s Executive summary: The purpose of this report is to analyse the LAS Business Strategy, ascertaining its Business Objectives and the associated influencing factors, and the actual or potential application of technology in that Organisation and its IS/ICT/IM Strategy and/or Strategies and to recommend measures which could be taken in order to save the project from failure. "The London Ambulance service was founded in 1930 and went into the control of NHS in 1974. Since then, LAS has been managed by SouthWest Thames RHA. It is broadly divided... into an Accident and Emergency Service (A&E)...
Major Incident Management
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...ambulance crew arriving on the scene of an incident, particularly in New South Wales, Australia is to check first the safety of the area where the incident occurred. This includes checking the area for possible electrical, oil or petrol hazards which may also put the life of the crew in danger. The next step would be to check the injured for responsiveness and for signs of life. The ambulance crew then has to apply the severity assessment code in order to determine patient prioritization (New South Wales Government, 2005). The patients may be categorized based... at 2 seconds or less, urgent treatment has to be delivered by the crew. For those with minor injuries, but are walking, their...
LAW & ETHICS IN PRACTICE, and Case study(Paramedics area assessments)
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...ambulance service would be responsible for his death or health problem—either of which might ensue. The patient may... ? Law and Ethics in Practice and Case Study (Paramedics Area Assessments It would not be appropriate to leave Jack at home because he could have internal bleeding. With the possibility that Jack could have subdural hemmhoraging, it is imperative that the paramedics or first responders make sure that there is no other underlying problem before they decide that he is indeed fine healthwise. Only a work-up at the hospital would assuage my worries—even if it turns out that Jack’s problems were only due to drinking. If Jack did have a problem and it went unchecked or undiagnosed, the...
Non-US Health Care System Analysis
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...ambulances... Health Care System Health is wealth. As the wealth is managed, health also seeks attention to manage it well. A well-managed health means a system is working behind the screen. Since the day the human being wanted to become God, started unearthing the unknown facts of their own physic to address discomforts of the same. As time went on, many more developments took place in the theatre of medical adobe. The paper has the opportunity to discuss matters and the facts regarding the medical system of England of the ages till date. It is also putting the endeavor to foresee the growth and the trend that it going to attain. A health care system is a systematic set up of medical arrangement where...
Crisis Communications and Segmented Audiences
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...ambulance, the police... Crisis communications & segmented audiences Crisis communications & segmented audiences Titus Rock Manickam Order No. 243877 10 October 2008 Table of Contents Effective communication strategy to use before.3 during and following a crisis Barriers and risks to effective communication3 Key crisis communications.3 Five segmented audience..4 Press Release..4 Media Relations5 Source7 Crisis communications & segmented audiences Twenty die as cable car detaches from wire over French Alps (1999) Effective communication strategy to use before, during and following a crisis It is important to keep on hand phone numbers of essentials like the a...
Civil Liability and Self-Defence
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...ambulant or temporary ones, have to undergo some form of introduction to the company, including the dynamics and variables in the workplace environment and the existing staff and organization. This was not difficult for Pumps and Pipes to do and it could have saved itself with the trouble of an otherwise unnecessary and unwanted controversy. There are instances where the civil obligation of the employer and the contractor has to be delineated and defined. In the case of Hawley v Luminar Leisure Ltd [2006] IRLR, it was ruled that the determination of where to place the burden of liability will depend on the distinct circumstances and facts of each case.4... Civil Liability and Self-Defence Advice to...
TORT LAW- PROBLEM QUESTION
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...Ambulance Service's Liability Overview The following is an analysis of the situation, and this memo is prepared for the ambulance company, Kent Ambulance, and its possible liability for damages regarding Sheila, who suffered brain damage because the ambulance did not arrive on time, and Maxine, who owns a shop that was burglarized because the police car that collided with the ambulance driven by Kent did not arrive on the scene in time. In brief, the driver of the police car, PC Swift, was driving recklessly. Ahmed, the driver of the ambulance, was not. Because of the collision, Sheila suffered brain damage that would not have occurred if the ambulance had arrived... ?An Analysis of the Case of Kent...
Are trauma centres best practice for the UK?
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...ambulance services in UK 12 2.4Current trend in ambulance services in UK and the guidelines provided by the various reports for future improvement 17 3Methodology 21 4Analysis 24 5Conclusion 26 Recommendations 26 Bibliography 27 Abstract Trauma from severe injuries, caused in car accidents or after falling from great heights, continues to remain one of the major causes of death in UK. It also accounts for the highest number of death amongst the young... ?Table of Contents 2 1Introduction 3 1 Background history 3 2Aims and objectives 5 2Literature review 6 2.1Brief overview of the trauma care in UK till 2004-05 6 2.2 Trauma care in UK in the current context 8 2.3 Pre hospital care as provided by the...
Are trauma centres best practice for the UK?
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...ambulance services in UK 12 2.4Current trend in ambulance services in UK and the guidelines provided by the various reports for future improvement 17 3Methodology 21 4Analysis 24 5Conclusion 26 Recommendations 26 Bibliography 27 Abstract Trauma from severe injuries, caused in car accidents or after falling from great heights, continues to remain one of the major causes of death in UK... Table of Contents 2 1Introduction 3 1 Background history 3 2Aims and objectives 5 2Literature review 6 2.1Brief overview of the trauma care in UK till 2004-05 6 2.2 Trauma care in UK in the current context 8 2.3 Pre hospital care as provided by the ambulance...
Capital Investment Decision Making
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...ambulance. The ambulance is poised to be able to serve long distance purposes in maintaining and or improving the condition of patients in transit to medical attention at the hospital. The organization made consideration of purchasing the ambulance on the premise that their area of coverage in medical emergency surveillance is extensive, and sometimes patients take long before reaching the hospital. A number of decisions need to materialize. The organization ought to decide on whether buying the van would be economical in the end; if the purchase would mean... Capital Investment Decision Making Capital Investment Decision Making A health care is on the verge of acquiring a self-contained van cum...
Curriculum Analysis: Emergency Nursing in Diverse Population
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...Ambulance Emergency response curriculum is one of the interesting courses to pursue in nursing. The course comprises providing service to patients on an emergency call. The course is a prerequisite to medical courses and encompasses providing basic help to victims of accidents, illnesses and diseases among other complications. The basics of nursing are an important constant in the nursing course, but how they are delivered along with the elemental nursing content follows a tradition that has been passed down from one generation to another (Candela, Dalley & Benzel-Lindley, 2006... classes for both old and new strategies developed in the medical field. Although, in most cases, the refresher...
Discuss the primary business structure,functions and sub category of the NHS
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...ambulance trusts, etc. NHS is entirely funded by Department of Health (DH). The formula for receiving funds from Department of Health is based on the local population and local specific needs. Payment to the service providers like GPs, hospitals etc is on agreed rates or on contract basis as per guidelines set out by DH. Thus health care is largely free for all patients ordinarily resident in United... NHS (National Health Service) Primary Business Structure The focal point for funds under NHS are the NHS PCTs (Primary Care Trusts) and control nearly 80% of the budget. They are the local face of the NHS and requisition health care from hospitals, General Practitioners (GPs), mental health trusts,...
Topic relevant to paramedic practice.
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...ambulance attending to emergency cases is familiar to all people. In itself, it demonstrates the work of a paramedic practitioner who attends to the injured or the acutely ill. However, in recent times, the scope of the paramedic’s work is expanding. In particular, the duties of the rural paramedic are expanding, which is evident from their active engagement in primary health care and the wider community focus. From the paramedic’s scope of practice, like it is defined by the CAA (Australian Council of Ambulance... Authorities), the role of the rural paramedic covers different areas. These areas include emergency care, rural community engagement, primary health care and practice extension....
Symbolism of Rain in Ernest Hemingway’s A Farewell to Arms
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...ambulance driver with the Italian Army. Like all writers, Hemingway uses symbolism to accentuate important ideas or plot shifts in the story. In A Farewell to Arms he uses rain to symbolize changes for the worse in Frederick Henry’s life... . As the story opens, Henry describes the terrain and climate of the sector he is stationed in. Henry comments on the troops and motorcars going by splashing them. “And if the went especially fast it was probably the King. He lived in Udine and came out in this way nearly every day to see how things were going, and thing went very badly. At the start of the winter the permanent rain came and with the rain cam the cholera. But it was checked and in the...
Service Request SR-ta-001
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...Ambulance, there is a need for a computerized system that will integrate all the scheduled services offered by the company and store all the information in a centralized database. The company needs a computerized database system. Taylor Ambulance needs a relational database management system. RDBMS is the most appropriate computerized system for Taylor Ambulance because it enables the company to manage different classes of scheduling information as a single database. The information is stored in tables and the tables are interconnected to allow navigation across various tables. Moreover, the model needs are designed in a manner... Service Request SR-ta-001 Number Considering the growth of Taylor...
Disability
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...ambulance personnel and paramedics. Paramedic representative bodies vary from state to state... Disability; Policies and Paramedics. In 1993, Australian Bureau of Statistics reported that 18% of Australians has a disability while 14% of Australians are handicapped. Therefore, disability policies have been established in Australia in order to preserve the rights of disabled people. The Disability Advisory Council of Australia (DACA) was set up in 1983. The primary role of DACA was to provide advisory services to Commonwealth Government regarding all aspects of the policies which are formulated in the interest of disabled people. The response of the results of 1983 Review of Handicapped programs was The Dis...
Emergency medical services ambulances issues
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...Ambulances Introduction Emergency Medical services (EMS) have in recent times been purchasing new medical devices and information technologies. It is the responsibility of EMS medical directors and EMS agencies to determine the kind of technology that will avail best quality health care. Emergency response chain including 9-1-1, hospitals and EMS now have a vast wealth of information about emergencies normally obtained from third parties. Medical practitioners must ensure that objective decisions are made when selecting the kind of new technology to be adapted. Randomized controlled trial (RCT) is a technology assessment technique used to evaluate the worth of a piece... Emergency Medical Services...
Emergency Care Practitionera
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...ambulance service for 24 hrs... Application for ECP NHS It is always believed that change is inevitable and it is always hoped that change happens for the good. One such change and reform we are talking here is the case of NHS and its reforms leading to development of ECP (Emergency Care Practitioner). Before talking to my interest and role in it let's just give an outline of developments which took place in NHS all the while leading to development of ECP. It was stated by people that though there has been several numerous changes to service configuration and delivery but never to have 999 or unscheduled cared system. It was regarded as the only untouched system in the whole NHS component services. An...
Holistic Care of a Bariatric Patient
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...ambulance and dragged down the corridors of the hospital. However, this is not only demeaning but also exposes the patient to risks of injury and bruising their skin... ? HOLISTIC CARE OF A BARISTIC PATIENT s Bariatric patients are increasing in number, and there is the necessity to ensure that these patients are given health care in a dignified manner and without predisposing the care giver to risks of back injury. The body weight of bariatric patient is usually higher than that of ordinary patients and, therefore, they cannot fit in the convectional stretchers, beds and wheel chairs. Previously, due to lack of specialized equipments to carry these patients, they could be carried on the floor of the...
Why sound is less intense for distant observers
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...ambulance moving along the road. As it approaches, the sound is loud; however, the sound diminishes as the ambulance moves further away from the individual. In reference to the laws of conservation of energy, "energy can neither be created nor destroyed," but can be transformed from one from of energy to another. It also defines that energy can either be kinetic, potential, heat and light. In reference to the propagation of sound, when the sound energy gets transmitted over long distances until they cannot be heard they do not disappear, but gets transformed into another form of energy. Work cited Lawson, Jennifer E. Hands-on Science: Sound, Physical...
Progression in Practice and the Use of Thrombolytics
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...ambulance personnel and how it has led to intra-organizational structure as well as interdisciplinary linkages with other healthcare professionals, resulting in better medical services for patients. Following this is a review on the professionalization of ambulance personnel and its professional governing body and the impact this has had on the recognition of ambulance... Progression in Practice and the Use of Thrombolytics The purpose of this essay is to evaluate an area of practice, including working in a multi-disciplinary team, identifying changes that may have occurred, and examining the effect this has had on the team. The essay will first discuss changes in the certification and education of ambul...
Emergency medical services ambulances issues
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...Ambulances Introduction Emergency Medical services (EMS) have in recent times been purchasing new medical devices and information technologies. It is the responsibility of EMS medical directors and EMS agencies to determine the kind of technology that will avail best quality health care. Emergency response chain including 9-1-1, hospitals and EMS now have a vast wealth of information about emergencies normally obtained from third parties. Medical practitioners must ensure that objective decisions are made when selecting the kind of new technology to be adapted. Randomized controlled trial (RCT) is a technology assessment technique used to evaluate the worth of a piece... Emergency Medical Services...
Desicion making
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...ambulance had arrived at Mr.Markantonikas home, the ambulance officers suggested that they should take Chrisoula father to Adelaide Hospital. This is because there was a big queue at Flinders Medical Centre (Coroners Act, 2003). In above connection, Mrs, Eleni (Mr. Masrkantonakis wife) put forth the condition of her husband after she came from the chemist to buy him some pain killers. She realized that hers husband condition was getting worse and this forced her to call doctor Switajewski whom she was could to reach (Coroners Act, 2003). She further tried to call... ? Decision making Lecturer: . Critically discuss the initial history taking and assessment of Mr. Markantonakis. Consider the types of...
Holistic Care of a Bariatric Patient
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...ambulance and dragged down the corridors of the hospital. However, this is not only demeaning but also exposes the patient to risks of injury and bruising their skin... HOLISTIC CARE OF A BARISTIC PATIENT s Bariatric patients are increasing in number, and there is the necessity to ensure that these patients are given health care in a dignified manner and without predisposing the care giver to risks of back injury. The body weight of bariatric patient is usually higher than that of ordinary patients and, therefore, they cannot fit in the convectional stretchers, beds and wheel chairs. Previously, due to lack of specialized equipments to carry these patients, they could be carried on the floor of the...
Developing a Prehospital/Paramedic CPI for Spinal Cord Injury
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...Ambulance Services III. Developing a Prehospital/Paramedic CPI for Spinal Cord Injury IV. Appendix: Prehospital/Paramedic CPI for Spinal Cord Injury (12 years old and above) References I. Introduction This paper details a new clinical performance indicator for spinal cord injury for ambulance and paramedic services in particular, leveraging the recent literature on paramedic and ambulance clinical performance indicator or CPI development, processes, and issues, as well as the literature on spinal cord injury. The aim is the development of a CPI... Developing a Prehospital/Paramedic CPI for Spinal Cord Injury Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Clinical Performance Indicators for...
A current issues in EMS
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...ambulances and helicopters are used in emergency medical response. EMS systems are organized to provide quick and reliable services to the society in times of emergency. According to Ethical challenges in Emergency Medical Services Journal, emergency response network is assuming a fundamental ethical obligation. It has the duty to respond to emergencies regardless of the patient's income or social position. Furthermore, care is not limited to any specific group or class of people. This paper outlines the organization of EMS, its challenges, and operation designs of meeting the needs of the people in times of emergencies. It also outlines the essence... of emergency medical services...
Kurt Lewin Planned Change Theories
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...ambulance companies need in order to render their services effectively. The world is changing everyday. This can be attributed to the advancement in technology that has been taking place in addition to many other factors. Ambulance services are very necessary especially in times of emergency and the response that the service provider gives to a call, determines the consequences to follow. In case of a delay, a sick person may die and if speed and efficiency are prioritized, a life maybe saved. The most important aspect of an ambulance company is a system that responds to messages fast and assigns the right ambulance to a call depending... on the urgency of the call. Several companies have...
Ministerial Briefing & Mind Map
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...Ambulance because most of them are ramped outside the emergency department waiting for patients to be given medical care. Lack of coverage which means if an ambulance is paged it cannot visit another patient. Shortage of beds in hospitals and delays in attending other patients. Furthermore, resources are choked up Due to the backlog problem which means so many patients are waiting outside there will be lack of resources. As well as lack of crew members as most of the paramedics are helping the people ramped outside hospitals and shortage of medical staff is a critical issue. Ramping increases daily shift and sleep deprivation as the staff has to work for 24 to 48 hours... ?MIND MAP SUMMARY Shortage of...
Cervical Spine Injury
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...ambulance staff faces both health problems and social problems as a result of the effects of shift work. There are many strategies that have been proposed to address this but the problem still persists (Parkes, 2005, pp.2-8). Shift work has been linked to a variety of problems on ambulance staff. The first problem is that of disruption of the circadian... ?Essays in Health Sciences and Medicine Part one Cervical spine injury is defined as a post traumatic injury to the cervical spine that results in the displacement of the vertebra. They have various classifications and these depend on location, mechanism of injury, relative stability, fracture type and presence of neurological involvement (Timothy,...
My buisness is open a new company for equipment of ambulances vehicles such as out design and essential mediical supplies inside with bed and hydraulic etc.
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...ambulance vehicle Table of Contents Page Personal Profile 3 Business Profile 3 Business Name and Logo 4 Location 4 SWOT Analysis 5 Marketing 7 Sustainability 7 Government List of Resources and Information 8 References 10 Appendix 11 1. Personal Profile The proponent’s name is Saad Alqahtani, lives in Saudi Arabia and was born in 1975. Working with the United Nations for 15 years, Alqahtani has already considerable background in helping different people and countries in times of calamities such as earthquake, volcanic eruption, fire, flood, and hurricane. His... Arthursclipart.org, 2009) SAAD Company The finest one-stop shop for...
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