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Join members of the PCRF Journal Club, Monday, Sept 9, for To fly or not to fly - that is the question!

Sep 01, 2019

To fly or not to fly... that is the question!

Please join members of the PCRF Journal Club on Monday, September 9, 2019 at 12:00 PM (CDT) as we discuss:

Trauma system resource preservation: A simple scene triage tool can reduce helicopter emergency medical services overutilization in a state trauma system 
Pascal Udekwu, MBBS, MBA/MHA; Sharon Schiro, PhD; Eric Toschlog, MD; Meagan Farrell, PhD; Sarah McIntyre, BSN; James Winslow, III, MD

Helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) can improve survival in some injured patients. However, patients transported by HEMS with non-time-sensitive injuries can lead to costly overtriage. The authors of this study evaluated the HEMS services in North Carolina, assessed system performance, and analyzed opportunities for reduction.

Join the PCRF Journal Club on Monday, September 9, 2019 as we discuss the results of this study. The Journal Club discussion will begin at 12:00 PM (CDT). We look forward to having you join us! Please register now.