PROJECT CARE-SOM COORDINATED ACCIDENT RESCUE ENDEAVOR STATE OF MISSISSIPPI

A STUDY OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICE SYSTEMS WAS CONDUCTED WITH THE OBJECT OF DEVELOPING AND EVALUATING A COMPREHENSIVE AND INTEGRATED SYSTEM WHICH CONSISTS OF TRANSPORTATION, TREATMENT, AND COMMUNICATIONS, AND WHICH CAN PROVIDE THESE SERVICES ON A UNIFORM, PROMPT STATE-WIDE BASIS. THE PROJECT, TERMED 'CARE-SOM', IS PRESENTLY DIVIDED INTO FOUR TASKS, AND THIS INTERIM REPORT COVERS THE LAST 2 MONTHS OF THE PLANNING PHASE AND THE FIRST MONTH OF OPERATIONS. THE TASKS DISCUSSED CONSIST OF THE FOLLOWING: (1) GENERAL-INCLUDES TRAINING COURSES IN EMERGENCY TREATMENT OF 224 PARTICIPANTS (AMBULANCE ATTENDANTS, FIREMEN, POLICEMEN, AND OTHER NONMEDICAL RESCUE PERSONNEL), AND ADMINISTRATION OF THE HELICOPTER SYSTEM BY ZONE MANAGERS; (2) DATA ANALYSIS- INVOLVES THE METHODOLOGY OF DATA FORMS, DATA COLLECTION, AND EVALUATION, AND THE DATA ITSELF, (RESPONSE-TIME, STAND-BY TIME, INJURIES PER ACCIDENT, DISPATCHING PROCEDURES, AND SIMULATION AND ACCIDENT PARAMETER ANALYSIS); (3) HELICOPTER MALFUNCTIONS, MISSION SUMMARIES, AND FUEL PROBLEM; AND (4) COMMUNICATIONS-BOTH RADIO AND TELEPHONE. THE 11 APPENDICES LIST THE DETAILS AND DATA PERTAINING TO WORK ON EACH OF THE FOUR MAJOR TASKS.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Quart Prog RPT, 71 PP, 7 TAB, 8 FIG, 11 APP
  • Corporate Authors:

    Mississippi State University, Mississippi State

    Mississippi State, MS  USA  39762
  • Publication Date: 1969-9

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  • Accession Number: 00223130
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 13 1970 12:00AM