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September 2000

JRCALC publish Guideline online
Recognition of Death by ambulance service personnel

JRCALC have begun the process of publishing their clinical guidelines online. The first guideline available is the Recognition of Death by ambulance service personnel (revised May 2000). The guideline is published as an html docuemnt and downloadable as a MS Word document.
Go to the guidelines page for more details.

July 2000

JRCALC Awards - Pre-hospital Research Forum - AMBEX 2000

The JRCALC Award at the Pre-hospital Research Forum presentations at Ambex for "The research most likely to influence practice" was awarded to Paul Bastow (Lancashire Ambulance Service NHS Trust) for his paper/presentation on "Thrombolysis for Myocardial Infarction - Impact of ECG Telemetry".

Recipients of The Journal of Pre-hospital Immediate Care Awards were:

Best Poster : Jody Foster - "A national occupational health surveillance scheme for ambulance personnel attending chemical incidents"

Most Original Research: Mary Halter (LAS & Clin Age Research Unit, Kings) - "Older Fallers: A pilot study to assess those individuals who call 999 after a fall but are not conveyed to A&E".

Last updated: 5 July 2001 copyright JRCALC 2000 Back to News

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