Understanding patient presentations among young people at mass gatherings

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Ranse J. (2014). Understanding patient presentations among young people at mass gatherings; presentation to Paramedics Australasia, Paramedics Australasia Student Association and St John Ambulance (ACT), Canberra, ACT, 29th April.

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Understanding patient presentations among young people at mass gatherings

  1. 1. understanding patient presentations among young people at mass gatherings Jamie Ranse www.jamieranse.com twitter.com/jamieranse youtube.com/jamieranse linkedin.com/in/jamieranse
  2. 2. • Definition • Conceptual model • What do we know? • Reporting of data • Impact on health services • Outdoor music festivals • Considerations overview
  3. 3. definition Class Subclass Persons Resources Example Mass gathering Small 200 – 1,500 Local area Local fair Medium 1,500 – 10,000 Local area Local sports game Large 10,000 – 100,000 Local +/- State Concert Major mass gathering 100,000 – 250,000 State +/- Interstate Music festival Agricultural show Super mass gathering 250,000 – 500,000 State and Interstate Motor sports event Extreme mass gathering 500,000 – 1,000,00 National +/- international Religious festival Mega mass gathering 1,000,000+ National and International Olympics
  4. 4. conceptual model
  5. 5. • Literature focus on: – Single cases – Descriptive – PPR – TTHR • Reporting of data what do we know?
  6. 6. implications • Pre-ambulance (PPR) • Pre-hospital (TTHR)
  7. 7. implications • Pre-ambulance (PPR) • Pre-hospital (TTHR) • Emergency Department (RTHR) • Hospital – ICU – Surgery
  8. 8. • Multiple versus primary presenting problem • Diagnosis • International language reporting of data
  9. 9. reporting of data
  10. 10. reporting of data
  11. 11. Population and setting •~400,000 population •2 public emergency departments Setting •~20,000 participants (bounded / ticketed) •One first aid post •Medical assistance team •Onsite Ambulance impact on health services: one event
  12. 12. Findings •197 patients to onsite care •Additional 2 direct to ambulance and hospital Onsite care •34 reviewed by HCP •22 with Medical Assistance Team – 2 with police – 5 local ambulance service • 7 to local emergency departments (1 to ICU) – 15 returned to event impact on health services: one event
  13. 13. • Understand the characteristics of young people who had presented as patients to on-site health care at OMFs in four Australian states, and the relative proportion and type of injury and illness presentations at these events in Australia. outdoor music festivals
  14. 14. outdoor music festivals
  15. 15. outdoor music festivals
  16. 16. outdoor music festivals
  17. 17. outdoor music festivals
  18. 18. considerations Pre, During, Post International Nation state Host community Event population Patient population
  19. 19. • Health legacy – Health expectations – Changing ‘event’ site • Event legacy – Environmental considerations
  20. 20. understanding patient presentations among young people at mass gatherings Jamie Ranse www.jamieranse.com twitter.com/jamieranse youtube.com/jamieranse linkedin.com/in/jamieranse

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