Repeated ambulance use by patients with acute alcohol intoxication, seizure disorder, and respiratory illness.

@article{Brokaw1998RepeatedAU,
  title={Repeated ambulance use by patients with acute alcohol intoxication, seizure disorder, and respiratory illness.},
  author={Jennifer Brokaw and Lenora M. Olson and Laura Fullerton and Dan Tandberg and David P Sklar},
  journal={The American journal of emergency medicine},
  year={1998},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={141-4}
}
Three chronic conditions were examined--acute alcohol intoxication, seizure disorder, and respiratory illness--to quantify the extent of repetitive emergency medical services (EMS) use in a defined population. Urban EMS system ambulance data from 1992 to 1994 were analyzed for the three designated conditions with respect to transports by condition and individual patient. Analysis by chi2 was used for comparing proportions. Analysis of variance after square root transformation was used to… CONTINUE READING

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