Numbers needed to justify Las Vegas EMS transport changes
When it comes to Las Vegas Fire & Rescue increasing its share of emergency transportation services, data on factors like response times and resuscitation rates should show the research behind any major proposal.
There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important one, under the direct control of the EMS providers, is the patient compartment area of the ambulance. ... Full Column
It's a commonly held view in EMS that we should get the patient to the hospital as soon as possible. And while there is some validity in that, research has shown that speed of transport makes less difference ... Full Column
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