This paper illustrates a knowledge based system devoted to help nurses and volunteers of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in dealing with disabled patients during an emergency.
Persons with disability from spinal cord injury (SCI) are subject to high risk of pathological events and need a regular followup even after discharge from the rehabilitation hospital. To help in followup, we developed a web portal for providing online specialist as well as GP support to SCI persons. After a feasibility study with 13 subjects, the portal… (More)
Emergency medical services (EMS) rely on well established operational instructions and predefined procedures allowing to promptly and accurately choose a proper course of action in the field. The procedures, on which medical first responders are specifically trained, target the most frequently occurring cases and do not include special cases concerning… (More)