Introduction The role of the emergency medical dispatch centre (EMDC) is essential to ensure coordinated and safe prehospital care. The aim of this study was to implement an incident report (IR) system in prehospital emergency care management with a view to detecting errors occurring in this setting and guiding the implementation of safety improvement initiatives.

The role of the emergency medical dispatch centre (EMDC) and prehospital emergency care safety: results from an incident report (IR) system

MORTARO, ALBERTO;PASCU, Diana Sorina;ZERMAN, Tamara;VALLAPERTA, Enrico;Schonsberg, Alberto;TARDIVO, Stefano;PANCHERI, Serena;ROMANO, Gabriele;MORETTI, Francesca
2015-01-01

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Introduction The role of the emergency medical dispatch centre (EMDC) is essential to ensure coordinated and safe prehospital care. The aim of this study was to implement an incident report (IR) system in prehospital emergency care management with a view to detecting errors occurring in this setting and guiding the implementation of safety improvement initiatives.
incident reporting; patient safety; prehospital emergency care; quality improvement; risk management
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