GUIDELINES FOR THE PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES IN WEST VIRGINIA REGION X
Guidelines to provide a basis for the planning and development of a community - oriented systemof medical services in the Panhandle region of West Virginia are presented. Five major components within an emergency medical services system are described: general public information and education; emergency medical communications system; transportation; regionalized emergency medical services facilities; and disaster planning. Five types of facilities are defined: standby treatment service, basic emergency service, general emergency service, major emergency hospital service, and comprehensive emergency medical service. Travel time estimates by radius of operation are provided as guidelines in determining the need for personnel, equipment, and facilities. A bibliography is included. Portions of this document are not fully legible.
Panhandle Health Planning, IncorporatedWheeling, West VA,
- Publication Date: 1975-5
- Pagination: 25 p.
- TRT Terms: Ambulances; Consumers; Drivers; Education; Emergencies; Emergency medical services; Health; Health care; Health care facilities; Health care services; Human characteristics; Medical personnel; Medical services; Plans (Drawings); Regional planning; Regions; States; Transportation
- Uncontrolled Terms: Driver characteristics; Health education
- Geographic Terms: West Virginia
- Old TRIS Terms: Health care delivery; Health occupations; Plans; State planning; State regions
- Subject Areas: Safety and Human Factors; Transportation (General);
- Accession Number: 00093696
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM