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ID 17127
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creator
Tanaka, Keiichi
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Medical sciences
abstract
crews become more sophisticated. A marked increase in the recent volume of emergency calls is another issue of concern. Currently, private services for transportation of non-acute or minor injury/illness have been introduced in some areas, and dispatch protocols to triage 199 calls are in development.
abstract
Emergency medical services are provided by the fire defense headquarter of the local government in Japan. We have a one-tiered EMS system. The ambulance is staffed by three crews trained in rescue, stabilization, transportation, and advanced care of traumatic and medical emergencies. There are three levels of care provided by ambulance personnel including a basic-level ambulance crew (First Aid Class one, FAC-1), a second level (Standard First Aid Class, SFAC), and the highest level (Emergency Life Saving Technician, ELST). ELSTs are trained in all aspects of BLS and part of ALS procedures relevant to prehospital emergency care. Further development of an effective medical control system is imperative as the activities of ambulance
journal title
Resuscitation
volume
Volume 69
issue
Issue 3
start page
365
end page
370
date of issued
2006-06
publisher
Elsevier
issn
0300-9572
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publisher doi
pubmed id
language
eng
nii type
Journal Article
HU type
Journal Articles
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application/pdf
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rights
Copyright (c) 2006 Elsevier Ltd.
relation is version of URL
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.resuscitation.2006.04.001
department
Graduate School of Biomedical Science