9. Traumatic and Hypotensive Events: Advances and New Challenges

59 responses

Is your agency using TXA?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
52%/ 31 resp.
2
No
47%/ 28 resp.

Is your agency administering any blood products in the field?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
3%/ 2 resp.
2
No
96%/ 57 resp.

Is your agency limiting fluids in trauma patients?

58 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
84%/ 49 resp.
2
No
15%/ 9 resp.

Describe the status of stand up scooters in your community

59 out of 59 answered

1
Not available in my community at this time
72%/ 43 resp.
2
They are available in my community and I am concerned
16%/ 10 resp.
3
They are available and I'm not concerned
10%/ 6 resp.

According to a 2019 study by Trivedi, et al., major factors associated with standing electric scooter injuries were:

59 out of 59 answered

1
Both A & B
88%/ 52 resp.
2
Intoxication
5%/ 3 resp.
3
Lack of helmet by scooter operator
5%/ 3 resp.
4
Lifting or throwing scooters
1%/ 1 resp.

Do you have protocols for postpartum hemorrhage in your EMS system?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
61%/ 36 resp.
2
No
39%/ 23 resp.

If you had the ability to give Blood products, how comfortable are you with such treatment?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Neutral
37%/ 22 resp.
2
Very Comfortable
33%/ 20 resp.
3
Extremely
18%/ 11 resp.
4
Not comfortable
10%/ 6 resp.
5
Very comfortable
0%/ 0 resp.

Do you have an established protocol in your local system for a trauma team to safely respond to an incident to perform a field amputation?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
18%/ 11 resp.
2
No
81%/ 48 resp.

Has your department implemented any Mobile Integrated Health units?

59 out of 59 answered

1
Yes
42%/ 25 resp.
2
No
57%/ 34 resp.