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Emergency medical services, also known as ambulance services or paramedic services are a type of emergency service dedicated to providing out-of-hospital acute medical care, transport to definitive care, and other medical transport to patients with illnesses and injuries which prevent the patient from transporting ...


emergency. It is no surprise that study after study has shown that fire department- based prehospital emergency medical care systems are superior to other provider .... than directly performing the service. The government may still pay and assume responsibility for the service but hire a private company to provide the service.


STUDY OBJECTIVES: Little is known regarding the potential effects of emergency medical services (EMS) on total heart disease mortality. Although EMS may provide health benefits in less acute cardiac conditions, its immediate, measurable, and direct effect on heart disease mortality is through resuscitation of persons ...


Overall outcomes from out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA), both in terms of survival and neurologic and functional ability, are poor: only 11 percent of patients treated by emergency medical services (EMS) personnel survive to discharge (Daya et al., 2015; Vellano et al., 2015). Although a few EMS systems have ...


Measuring the impact of emergency medical services (EMS) on out-of-hospital cardiac arrest survival in a developing country: A key metric for EMS systems' performance. El Sayed, Mazen MD, MPH a; Al Assad, Reem MD a; Abi Aad, Yasmin MD b; Gharios, Nour MD b; Refaat, Marwan M. MD b,*; Tamim, Hani PhD b,c,*.


Jan 25, 2016 ... Background Little is known about Emergency Medical Services (EMS) use and pre-hospital triage of patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial ... Jacobs AK, Antman EM, Ellrodt G, Faxon DP, Gregory T, Mensah GA, et al; American Heart Association's Acute Myocardial Infarction Advisory Working Group.


Annals of Emergency Medicine 1993;22:1652-1658). Cummins, RO et al., Annals of Emergency Medicine, 1989;18:1269-1275). When defibrillation is provided by community emergency medical services many factors can limit the timely delivery of lifesaving defibrillation to remote rural locations or to urban locations that ...


Aug 27, 2010 ... COUNTY OF BUTTE, Cross-complainant and Appellant, v. CALIFORNIA EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AUTHORITY, INC., Cross-defendant and Respondent; First Responder Emergency Medical Services, Inc., et al., Interveners and Appellants; Priority One Medical Transport, Inc., Intervener and ...


Physician perceptions and recommendations about pre-hospital emergency medical services for patients with ST-elevation acute myocardial infarction in Abu .... catheterization services, four of which are under the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and one operated by the Directorate of Medical Services of the ...