Quality and risk in 999 healthcare: A balancing act? 3-4 March 2020 – Hilton Brighton Metropole

The 999 EMS Research Forum is a UK based partnership that bring together academics and health-care providers. The 2020 999 EMS Research Forum conference will be hosted by South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SECAmb) in association with the National Ambulance Steering Group (NARSG). This will take place at the Hilton Brighton Metropole

Airways 2

  AIRWAYS-2 was a randomised trial comparing the clinical and cost effectiveness of the i-gel supraglottic airway device with tracheal intubation in the initial airway management of patients who have suffered an out of hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA). The primary results of study have now been published here Participating Ambulance Services: East of England Ambulance

PARAMEDIC2 Almetric Score

A Randomised Trial of Epinephrine in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest This study involving five UK ambulance services and 8014 patients investigated whether using epinephrine for out-of-hospital cardiac arrest is safe and effective.  They found that using epinephrine led to improved 30-day survival compared with a placebo.  Altmetric tracks millions of mentions of 2.8 million research outputs,

PARAMEDIC2 Results

PARAMEDIC2 aimed to understand whether using adrenaline is helpful or harmful when treating someone experiencing a cardiac arrest outside of a hospital. The trial found that, after 30 days, adrenaline results in a slight increase in survival but much greater likelihood of severe disability. The results were published in August 2018 in the New England

RIGHT-2

This randomised control trial sponsored by the British Heart Foundation assessed whether transdermal glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) is beneficial to patients experiencing a stroke. The trial completed recruitment in May 2018, and the results were published in February 2019 in The Lancet (RIGHT-2); Pre-hospital treatment with GTN for patients with presumed stroke does not appear to improve