EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES FOR AN URBAN AREA: THE DETROIT DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM. SUMMARY

A STUDY OF THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN THE DETROIT AREA IS REPORTED. THE FOLLOWING ARE INVESTIGATED: FREQUENCY OF EMERGENCIES AND TYPES OF INJURIES; REPORTING, TIME DELAY, AND USE OF CITIZEN BAND RADIO; THE SERVICE PROCESS INCLUDING POLICE SERVICE AND FIREMEN SERVING ON RESCUE SQUADS; COMMERCIAL AMBULANCE SERVICES; TRAINING OF AND TREATMENT BY AMBULANCE ATTENDANTS; AND THE NUMBER AND PLACEMENT OF RECOVERY VEHICLES. COST EFFECTIVENESS OF EACH SYSTEM IS PRESENTED. A HELICOPTER DEMONSTRATION IS ANALYZED. /HSL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Highway Safety Research Institute

    Huron Parkway and Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  USA  48109
  • Authors:
    • Scott, R E
    • Hanitzsch, E
    • O'Day, J
  • Publication Date: 1970-7

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00226010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Literature
  • Report/Paper Numbers: 63 pp
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 12 1971 12:00AM