Yigal Yanay

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BACKGROUND Individuals who experience paroxysmal atrial fibrillation (PAF) are at risk of serious sequelae, including stroke. PAF episodes usually occur in out-of-hospital settings, and patients seek emergency services for differential diagnosis and treatment. METHODS Medical records of all subscribers to a telemedical system ('SHL'-Telemedicine) who had(More)
"SHL" Telemedicine (established 1987 in Israel) provides professional care to subscribers who use cardiobeepers and contact its medical call center via telecommunication networks. The extended 6-month Acute Coronary Syndrome Israel Survey (ACSIS) 2004 involved all 26 intensive cardiac care units in Israeli hospitals. We compared the 1-year survival rates of(More)
OBJECTIVES The only large-scale report (1988) by the Israeli national ambulance service Magen David Adom (MDA) on the outcome of cardiac arrest victims who underwent cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by paramedics called for more frequent and more promptly initiated CPR and shorter time to arrival of paramedic care to improve survival. We report the(More)
The absence of randomized studies on sufficiently large patient cohorts precludes the drawing of any firm conclusions on the comparative performance between nurses and physicians in transtelephonic triage and consultations and in diagnostic and management decision-making. We conducted such a comparative study at the SHL telemedicine facility. This facility(More)
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