Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal

Published by: Kowsar

An Overview of Shiraz Emergency Medical Services, Dispatch to Treatment

Mahmoudreza Peyravi 1 , 2 , * , Per Örtenwal 1 , Ahmadreza Djalali 3 and Amir Khorram-Manesh 1
Authors Information
1 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine Centre, Sahlgrenska Academy, Gothenburg University, Gothenburg, Sweden
2 Medical Schools, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, IR Iran
3 Center for Research and Education in Emergency and Disaster Medicine, Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale Novara, Italy
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: September 5, 2013, 15 (9); 823-8
  • Published Online: September 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: February 27, 2013
  • Revised: June 9, 2013
  • Accepted: August 4, 2013
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.10982

To Cite: Peyravi M, Örtenwal P, Djalali A, Khorram-Manesh A. An Overview of Shiraz Emergency Medical Services, Dispatch to Treatment, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ;15(9):823-8. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.10982.

Abstract
Copyright © 2013, Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/) which permits copy and redistribute the material just in noncommercial usages, provided the original work is properly cited.
1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
References
  • 1. Global forum on trauma care, World Health Organization (WHO). 2009;
  • 2. Peden M, Scurfield R, Sleet D, Mohan D, Hyder A, Jarawan E, et al. World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention Geneva; WHO Library Cataloguing-in-Publication Data(report). 2004;
  • 3. Mock C, Lormand JD, Goosen J, Joshipura M, Peden M. Guidelines for essential trauma care. 2004;
  • 4. Naghavi M, Shahraz S, Bhalla K, Jafari N, Pourmalek F, Bartels D, et al. Adverse health outcomes of road traffic injuries in Iran after rapid motorization. Arch Iran Med. 2009; 12(3): 284-94[PubMed]
  • 5. Janmohammadi N, Pourhossein M, Hashemi SR. Pattern of motorcyclist's mortality in Mazandran province, Northern Iran. Iran Red Cres Med J. 2009; 11(1): 81-4
  • 6. Montazeri A. Road-traffic-related mortality in Iran: a descriptive study. Public health. 2004; 118(2): 110-3
  • 7. Concannon TW, Griffith JL, Kent DM, Normand SL, Newhouse JP, Atkins J, et al. Elapsed time in emergency medical services for patients with cardiac complaints: are some patients at greater risk for delay? Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2009; 2(1): 9-15[DOI][PubMed]
  • 8. Khashayar P, Amoli HA, Tavakoli H, Panahi F. Efficacy of pre-hospital care in trauma patients in Iran. Emerg Med J. 2010; 27(6): 430-2[DOI][PubMed]
  • 9. Sasser S, Varghese M, Kellermann A, Lormand JD. Pre hospital trauma care systems. 2005;
  • 10. Wilde ET. Do emergency medical system response times matter for health outcomes? Health Econ. 2013; 22(7): 790-806[DOI][PubMed]
  • 11. Catlett CL, Jenkins JL, Millin MG. Role of emergency medical services in disaster response: resource document for the National Association of EMS Physicians position statement. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2011; 15(3): 420-5[DOI][PubMed]
  • 12. Fernandez AR, Studnek JR, Margolis GS, Mac Crawford J, Bentley MA, Marcozzi D. Disaster preparedness of nationally certified emergency medical services professionals. Acad Emerg Med. 2011; 18(4): 403-12[DOI][PubMed]
  • 13. Seow E, Lim E. Ambulance response time to emergency departments. Singapore Med J. 1993; 34(6): 530-2[PubMed]
  • 14. Pons PT, Markovchick VJ. Eight minutes or less: does the ambulance response time guideline impact trauma patient outcome? J Emerg Med. 2002; 23(1): 43-8[PubMed]
  • 15. Pell JP, Sirel JM, Marsden AK, Ford I, Cobbe SM. Effect of reducing ambulance response times on deaths from out of hospital cardiac arrest: cohort study. BMJ. 2001; 322(7299): 1385-8[PubMed]
  • 16. O'Keeffe C, Nicholl J, Turner J, Goodacre S. Role of ambulance response times in the survival of patients with out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Emerg Med J. 2011; 28(8): 703-6[DOI][PubMed]
  • 17. Peyravi MR, Tubaei F, Pourmohammadi K. The Efficiency of Motorlance in Comparison with Ambulance in Shiraz, Southern Iran. Iran Red Cres Med J. 2009; 11: 1-2
  • 18. Bahadori M, Nasiripur A, Tofighi S, Gohari M. Emergency Medical Services In Iran: An Overview. Australasian Medical Journal. 3
  • 19. Iranian statistical institution . 2011;
  • 20. Johansson J, Blomberg H, Svennblad B, Wernroth L, Melhus H, Byberg L, et al. Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) training of ambulance caregivers and impact on survival of trauma victims. Resuscitation. 2012; 83(10): 1259-64[DOI][PubMed]
  • 21. Saberi LF, Asadollahi A, Nabavi SA, Abhari FR. Social participation and general health of aged citizens in khuzistan province (Iran): Literature, factors, and obstacles. World Appl Scie J. 2011; 13(6): 1512-22
  • 22. Mamtani R, Al-Thani MH, Al-Thani AA, Sheikh JI, Lowenfels AB. Motor vehicle injuries in Qatar: time trends in a rapidly developing Middle Eastern nation. Inj Prev. 2012; 18(2): 130-2[DOI][PubMed]
  • 23. Khorasani-Zavareh D, Mohammadi R, Khankeh HR, Laflamme L, Bikmoradi A, Haglund BJ. The requirements and challenges in preventing of road traffic injury in Iran. A qualitative study. BMC Public Health. 2009; 9: 486[DOI][PubMed]
  • 24. Zargar M, Kalantar Motamedi SM, Karbakhsh M, Ghodsi SM, Rahimi-Movaghar V, Panahi F, et al. Trauma care system in Iran. Chin J Traumatol. 2011; 14(3): 131-6[PubMed]
  • 25. Khorram-Manesh A, Montán KL, Hedelin A, Kihlgren M, Örtenwall P. Prehospital triage, discrepancy in priority-setting between emergency medical dispatch centre and ambulance crews. Europ J Trauma Emerg Surg. 2011; 37(1): 73-8
  • 26. Khorram-Manesh A, Hedelin A, Ortenwall P. Hospital-related incidents; causes and its impact on disaster preparedness and prehospital organisations. Scand J Trauma Resusc Emerg Med. 2009; 17: 26[DOI][PubMed]
  • 27. Widgren BR, Jourak M. Medical Emergency Triage and Treatment System (METTS): a new protocol in primary triage and secondary priority decision in emergency medicine. J Emerg Med. 2011; 40(6): 623-8[DOI][PubMed]
Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, this work is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial 4.0 International License .

Search Relations:

Author(s):

Article(s):

Create Citiation Alert
via Google Reader

Readers' Comments