(P2-7) Patient Distribution during a Mass-Casualty Incident: The 25 February 2009 Turkish Airlines Crash in Amsterdam

I.L.E. Postma, H. Weel, M. Heetveld, F. Bloemers, T. Bijlsma, J.C. Goslings
2011 Prehospital and Disaster Medicine  
Prehospital and Disaster Medicine (C, lights and sirens) for 31% of thrombolyzed patients during the 1st period, and for 80% during the 2nd period. The mean time ambulance personnel spent at the home was 20 minutes during both periods. In-hospital door-to-needle time was < 60 minutes in 11% of patients during the 1st period, and in 56% during the 2nd period. Ambulance personnel treated 1,094 stroke patients during the study. All procedures were performed and documented correctly in 10% of
more » ... . The most frequent deviation from guidelines was under-reported values of blood glucose. In 44.7% of patients, an ECG was performed, which is not required by guidelines. Conclusions: Acute stroke management improved significantly. Adherence to recently developed stroke guidelines in the ambulance services must be improved.
doi:10.1017/s1049023x11004511 fatcat:pwcx3u25j5bnjgqu2e4scplhyi