An Intelligent Ecosystem for Providing Support in Prehospital Trauma Care in Cuenca, Ecuador

Cristian Timbi-Sisalima, Edgar B. Rodas, Juan C. Salamea, Hernán Sacoto, Diana Monje-Ortega, Vladimir Robles-Bykbaev

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Abstract

© 2015 IMIA and IOS Press. According to facts given by the World Health Organization, one in ten deaths worldwide is due to an external cause of injury. In the field of pre-hospital trauma care, adequate and timely treatment in the golden period can impact the survival of a patient. The aim of this paper is to show the design of a complete ecosystem proposed to support the evaluation and treatment of trauma victims, using standard tools and vocabulary such as OpenEHR, as well as mobile systems and expert systems to support decision-making. Preliminary results of the developed applications are presented, as well as trauma-related data from the city of Cuenca, Ecuador.
Translated title of the contributionUn ecosistema inteligente para brindar apoyo en la atención de traumatismos prehospitalarios en Cuenca, Ecuador
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAn Intelligent Ecosystem for Providing Support in Prehospital Trauma Care in Cuenca, Ecuador
Pages329-332
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781614995630
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2015
EventStudies in Health Technology and Informatics - , Netherlands
Duration: 1 Jan 1993 → …

Publication series

NameStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Volume216
ISSN (Print)0926-9630

Conference

ConferenceStudies in Health Technology and Informatics
Country/TerritoryNetherlands
Period1/01/93 → …

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