Improving bariatric patient transport and care with simulation.

Title

Improving bariatric patient transport and care with simulation.

Creator

Gable Brad D; Gardner Aimee K; Celik Dan H; Bhalla Mary Colleen; Ahmed Rami A

Publisher

The western journal of emergency medicine

Date

2014
2014-03

Description

INTRODUCTION: Obesity is prevalent in the United States. Obese patients have physiologic differences from non-obese individuals. Not only does transport and maintenance of these patients require use of specialized equipment, but it also requires a distinct skill set and knowledge base. To date, there is no literature investigating simulation as a model for educating pre-hospital providers in the care of bariatric patients. The purpose of this study was to determine if a

Subject

Humans; United States; Educational Measurement; Education; Emergency Medicine; Obesity/*therapy; Patient Care; Airway Management; Allied Health Personnel/*education; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation/education; Manikins; Transportation of Patients/*methods/standards; Catheterization; Human; Simulations; Analysis of Covariance; Trauma; Medical; Models; Infusions; Educational; Intraosseous/methods; Peripheral/methods; Technology; Equipment and Supplies; Bariatric Patients; Control Group; Firefighters; Obesity – Surgery; Transportation of Patients – Methods; Airway Management – Education; Emergency Medical Technicians – Education; Health Knowledge – Evaluation

Rights

Article information provided for research and reference use only. All rights are retained by the journal listed under publisher and/or the creator(s).

Pages

199–204

Issue

2

Volume

15

Citation

Gable Brad D; Gardner Aimee K; Celik Dan H; Bhalla Mary Colleen; Ahmed Rami A, “Improving bariatric patient transport and care with simulation.,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed March 8, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/5257.

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