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Rural Emergency Medical Technician Pre-Hospital Electrocardiogram Transmission

Description
Rural communities face challenges to rapid emergency response services for heart attacks, mostly related to prolonged travel time. As a strategy to address this, this research article sought evidence of the risks and benefits associated with electrocardiogram (ECG) protocols, which urban ambulance teams staffed with paramedic level providers have been successful in implementing.
Author(s)
Angela Powell, Joshua Halon, Jessica Nelson
Citation
Rural and Remote Health, 14(2), 2690
Date
05/2014
Type
Document
Tagged as
Access · Cardiovascular disease · Emergency medical services · Emergency medical technicians and paramedics