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What are the roles of paramedics?
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  • assessment & management of patients with minor illnesses & injuries to avoid transport to hospital
  • they are accessible & timely
  • they meet patient's needs through  appropriate healthcare
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Ambulance responses vs incidents
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ambulance responses far outweigh incidents reported
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Describe Trauma Triage
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Recognise clinical severity & potential of deterioration
time concious in patient care : doesn't infer speed of travel
patients triaged & transported to highest level of trauma care
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what is mass casualty triage?
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focused on saving the most amount of lives
managerial style (not clinical)
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What is the Australian Triage Scale (ATS)?
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clinical tool used to establish max. waiting time for medical assessment, describes clinical urgency
e-g Category 1 = immediate , life-threatening
category 5: chronic/minor condition, can wait 2 hours
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Equation of ambulance response time
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Call taking time + turnout time + travel time
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What is clinical handover?
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clear communication between healthcare workers to avoid fragmented communication (Chinese Whispers)
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Tools used for clinical handover
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IMIST AMBO, ATS (clinical urgency) & Abbey pain scale
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What is IMIST AMBO?
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  • I: Identification
  • M: Mechanism of injury
  • l: Injuries /info related to complaint
  • S: Signs & symptoms including GCs & vital signs
  • T: Treatment given &trends noted

  • A: Allergies
  • M: Medications
  • B: Background history
  • O: other into
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Who uses Abbey?
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Patients with dementia, who don't speak & with non- verbal autism can use Abbey
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What are the factors that affect clinical handover?
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personnel's expectations
prior experience
workload
working relationship
active listening
access to writen info
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what are the reasons for ambulance demand & ED increase?
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lack of alternative services
service issues eg ramping
population growth
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Q:
What are the roles of paramedics?
A:
  • assessment & management of patients with minor illnesses & injuries to avoid transport to hospital
  • they are accessible & timely
  • they meet patient's needs through  appropriate healthcare
Q:
Ambulance responses vs incidents
A:
ambulance responses far outweigh incidents reported
Q:
Describe Trauma Triage
A:
Recognise clinical severity & potential of deterioration
time concious in patient care : doesn't infer speed of travel
patients triaged & transported to highest level of trauma care
Q:
what is mass casualty triage?
A:
focused on saving the most amount of lives
managerial style (not clinical)
Q:
What is the Australian Triage Scale (ATS)?
A:
clinical tool used to establish max. waiting time for medical assessment, describes clinical urgency
e-g Category 1 = immediate , life-threatening
category 5: chronic/minor condition, can wait 2 hours
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Q:
Equation of ambulance response time
A:
Call taking time + turnout time + travel time
Q:
What is clinical handover?
A:
clear communication between healthcare workers to avoid fragmented communication (Chinese Whispers)
Q:
Tools used for clinical handover
A:
IMIST AMBO, ATS (clinical urgency) & Abbey pain scale
Q:
What is IMIST AMBO?
A:
  • I: Identification
  • M: Mechanism of injury
  • l: Injuries /info related to complaint
  • S: Signs & symptoms including GCs & vital signs
  • T: Treatment given &trends noted

  • A: Allergies
  • M: Medications
  • B: Background history
  • O: other into
Q:
Who uses Abbey?
A:
Patients with dementia, who don't speak & with non- verbal autism can use Abbey
Q:
What are the factors that affect clinical handover?
A:
personnel's expectations
prior experience
workload
working relationship
active listening
access to writen info
Q:
what are the reasons for ambulance demand & ED increase?
A:
lack of alternative services
service issues eg ramping
population growth
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