The Ministry of health called the time of arrival of the ambulance on a call in Ukraine

Минздрав назвал время приезда "скорой" на вызов в Украине

Within 20 minutes, responding to 94% of all calls

Response time ambulance is on call from the time of receipt of the notice and before the first contact with the patient is an average of 8.5 minutes.

The average response time of ambulance on call from the time of receipt of the notification team until the first contact with the patient is 8.5 minutes, within 10 minutes 56% of all calls within 20 minutes – 94% of all calls. On Tuesday, January 8, the press service of the Ministry of health of Ukraine.

According to relevant surveys, 23.9% of calls medical assistance is provided to victims on the spot without admission, 18.6% of the cases the victims refused hospitalization, in a 2% died.

The study experts came to the conclusion that the brigade emergency promptly respond to calls, however, the treatment protocols require revision.

“The average time of stay of the brigade “first aid” at the scene 17 minutes, the average time of transport to the hospital in 10 minutes. While 53.7% of the urgent calls over the transport to the hospital and hospitalized patients,” according to the study.

In addition, who experts concluded that the provision of emergency medical care drugs do not always prove the effectiveness and feasibility of use in specific cases.

So, the most common in patients with complaints of chest pain – magnesia, which is used for 32.6% of patients older than 40 years and for patients of 29.4% of all age groups.

“The ineffectiveness of magnesia in acute myocardial infarction, correction of the heart rate and the out-of-hospital cardiac arrest has already been proved by scientists”, – stressed in the Ministry of health.

In addition, 43.2% of the patients of the brigade “first aid” use of homeopathic medications and vitamins, to 22% of patients – analgesics, 16,3% – antiarrhythmic agents, 10.6% – diuretics, 7,6% – antihypertensive medications, for a 6.8% anticoagulants for 0.8% bronchodilatory.

It is known that such results were obtained in the study of emergency medical care conducted by who experts in 26 randomly chosen Ukrainian municipalities with population over 10 thousand people in 30 substations ambulance.

The experts together with crews spent 72 hours on duty and went mainly to the challenges related to the trauma, loss of consciousness, complaints of the cardiovascular or pulmonary problems.

Earlier in Odessa, the man died which the doctors in the ambulance abandoned in the yard of regional hospital.

It was also reported that Nikolaev police officers detained two drivers of the ambulance who were in an alcohol intoxication. Both drivers arrived on a call about the accident.

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