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.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Panhandle Health Planning, Incorporated

    Wheeling, West VA,    
  • Publication Date: 1975-5

Media Info

  • Pagination: 25 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00093696
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 4 1976 12:00AM