[Optimization of use of prehospital emergency physicians after new dispatch and guidance instructions].

@article{Dahl2008OptimizationOU,
  title={[Optimization of use of prehospital emergency physicians after new dispatch and guidance instructions].},
  author={Michael Kanstrup Dahl and Niels Dalsgaard Nielsen and F. F. Knudsen},
  journal={Ugeskrift for laeger},
  year={2008},
  volume={170 19},
  pages={
          1629-33
        }
}
INTRODUCTION Correct use of prehospital medical competence requires optimal dispatch. Based on the severity gauge Severity of Injury/Illness Index (SIII) which grades injury/illness into eight levels, we examined the effect of implementing new dispatch and guidance instructions in the emergency call centre. MATERIALS AND METHODS From the local Prehospital Database we have withdrawn data from 1st August 2000 to 31st December 2005. On 1st August 2003 new dispatch and guidance instructions were… CONTINUE READING