THE DETERMINATION OF THE STATUS OF EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT USE BY ELDERLY PATIENTS AND OF THE INDICATORS FOR AMBULANCE USE


YENAL S., KESER G., MANDIRACIOĞLU A., YALÇIN M. A., BAYRAM B., Akcicek F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.21, no.2, pp.109-117, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2018240412
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.109-117
  • Keywords: Geriatrics, Ambulance, Emergency Medical Services, Emergency Service, Hospital, ACUTE MYOCARDIAL-INFARCTION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: This study was prepared with the objective of determining the ratio of use of ambulances by the patients 65 years of age and older who applied to emergency department and the indicators for the use of ambulances.