Continuous ECG Monitoring in the Management of Pre-Hospital Health Emergencies

  title={Continuous ECG Monitoring in the Management of Pre-Hospital Health Emergencies},
  author={Franco Chiarugi and D. Trypakis and Vasilis Kontogiannis and P A Lees and CE Chronaki and M Zeaki and N Giannakoudakis and Dimitris Vourvahakis and Manolis Tsiknakis and S. Orphanoudakis},
For the last five years, a system for the management and coordination of pre-hospital health emergency has been in regular use at the Emergency Coordination Centre of Heraklion, as part of HYGEIAnet, the Regional Health Information Network of Crete. Approximately 20,000 emergency episodes per year are currently being logged in the system. The need for better support of cardiac cases (about 20% of the total) prompted the extension of the system to include the continuous acquisition of 12-lead… CONTINUE READING
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