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Airway Equipment Provided by UK Ambulance Services

Gregory, P. and Kilner, Tim and Woollard, M. and Arnold-Jones, S. (2014) Airway Equipment Provided by UK Ambulance Services. In: 15th International Trauma Care Conference, Sunday 23rd March - Friday 28th March, 2014., Telford.

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Abstract

There is a basic logic that ambulance staff have access to a range of airway management equipment that they have been taught to use. One might therefore assume that the type and range of equipment across UK ambulance services is consistent. Previous work has suggested that this was not the case1. This study builds upon this work to determine whether the provision of equipment is now more consistent. This study also takes into account the growth in use of a range of supraglottic airway devices in prehospital emergency care. Further analysis of the grades of staff authorised to undertake the range of airway interventions has been undertake as part of this study, but is reported elsewhere

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Uncontrolled Keywords: airway management equipment, UK ambulance services
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Academic Departments > Institute of Health and Society
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Depositing User: Tim Kilner
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2014 14:35
Last Modified: 26 Jul 2015 09:10
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/3046

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