The effect of on-line medical control centralization on ambulance destination.

@article{Waddington1987TheEO,
  title={The effect of on-line medical control centralization on ambulance destination.},
  author={N Waddington and Kristina A Neely and M Barmache and John A. Schriver},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={1987},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          299-303
        }
}
Controversy regarding the establishment of on-line medical control in a single hospital in a regional Emergency Medical Service System is based, in part, upon the suspicion that ambulances might be diverted to that hospital. Ambulance transports to the University Hospital of Portland, Oregon, were studied over a six year period coinciding with that… CONTINUE READING