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- Urban morbidity in summer: ambulance dispatch data, periodicity and weather. Petralli, Martina; Morabito, Marco; Cecchi, Lorenzo; Crisci, Alfonso; Orlandini, Simone // Central European Journal of Medicine;Dec2012, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p775
Over recent years the impact of weather on human health has become more severe, especially for people living in urban areas. Even though many studies have analysed the impact of weather on human mortality, few have quantified the impact of heat on morbidity, including ambulance response calls....
- Sucking Slough Water. // Alberta Views;Nov2008, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p21
The article discusses health-related issues on ambulance services. It is stated that the changes to ambulance services, allowing to transfer some patients to facilities outside the emergency room may help to some degree. There are other improvements necessary to reduce the crowding in emergency...
- Response Areas for Two Emergency Units. Carter, Grace M.; Chaiken, Jan M.; Ignall, Edward // Operations Research;May/Jun72, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p571
This paper gives a model in which two urban emergency service units (such as fire engines or ambulances) cooperate in responding to alarms or calls from the public in a specified region of a city. Given the home locations of the units and the spatial distribution of alarm rates, it is possible...
- Ambulances' reliability questioned. Callaway, Wendi // Grand Saline Sun (TX);7/11/2013, Vol. 116 Issue 28, p1
The article reports on the questions as to the reliability of two ambulances under the Grand Saline emergency medical services after incidents involving patient transport to hospital and a burn victim in Texas in 2013.
- NHS 111 led to more ambulance dispatches, finds study of pilot areas. Kmietowicz, Zosia // BMJ: British Medical Journal;11/16/2013, Vol. 347 Issue 7933, p1
The article reports that ambulance use in England increased following the introduction of the National Health Service (NHS) 111 urgent care telephone service based on a study published in the journal "BMJ Open" in 2013.
- Cities attempt to end ambulance diversion. Brock, Ed // American City & County;Oct2006, Vol. 121 Issue 11, p12
The article reports on the move of several U.S. cities to reduce the need for ambulance diversion or, in some cases, eliminate it completely. The Baltimore City Task Force on Emergency Department Overcrowding in Maryland, released a report outlining recommendations to get patients into, through...
- EKGs in ambulances may speed diagnosis. Schneider, A.J. // Indianapolis Business Journal;4/15/96, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p22A
Reports on the use of cardiac heart monitors that can transmit electrocardiogram results via cellular telephone signals from ambulances to the hospital. Effectiveness of the units; Number of lives saved by the system.
- Private ambulance services indispensable. // Finance Week;03/17/2000, Rating SA's Health... p31
Focuses on private ambulance services in South Africa. Comparison of public and private ambulance services; Indispensability of ambulance services.
- Do you know when to call for an ambulance? Diabo, Sheila // Eastern Door;2/24/2012, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p3
The article offers tips on when to call for an ambulance service and also discusses various medical emergency situations.