How many emergency dispatches occurred per cardiac arrest?

@article{Johnson2010HowME,
  title={How many emergency dispatches occurred per cardiac arrest?},
  author={Nicholas James Johnson and Karl A. Sporer},
  journal={Resuscitation},
  year={2010},
  volume={81 11},
  pages={1499-504}
}
BACKGROUND The Medical Priority Dispatch System (MPDS) is an emergency medical dispatch (EMD) system that is widely used to prioritize 9-1-1 calls and optimize resource allocation. Calls are assigned an MPDS determinant, which includes a number (1-32) representing chief complaint and priority (Alpha through Echo) representing acuity. OBJECTIVE This study evaluates the number of emergency dispatches per cardiac arrest (NOD-CA) in cardiac arrest and non-cardiac arrest MPDS determinants… CONTINUE READING

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