Therapeutic intervention scoring as a measure of performance in a helicopter emergency medical services program.

Abstract

Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS), which are both expensive and resource intensive, lack objective measures for system evaluation. We computed the Therapeutic Intervention Scoring System (TISS) score for all patients during six consecutive months of service in a HEMS program to assess the value of this score for measuring the performance of the… (More)

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@article{Rhee1986TherapeuticIS, title={Therapeutic intervention scoring as a measure of performance in a helicopter emergency medical services program.}, author={K. J. Rhee and Richard Edward Burney and Justin MacKenzie and J. Conley and K LaGreca-Reibling and Jefferson Flora}, journal={Annals of emergency medicine}, year={1986}, volume={15 1}, pages={40-3} }