25 March, 2010

Medical response to mass gatherings

This presentation highlights what we currently know about the health response to mass gatherings. In particular, it focuses models for predicting ‘patient presentation rates’ and ‘transport to hospital’ rates from mass gathering events. Additionally, this presentation explored the factors that influence patient presentation rates, such as; the weather, crowd mood and time of day. This presentation focused on a number of case studies to highlight the varied approaches to predicting workload.

Ranse J. Medical response to mass gatherings; presentation to the ACT Ambulance Service Continuing Medical Education, 25th March 2010.

Twitter Delicious Facebook Digg Stumbleupon Favorites More