Life-support system: Emergency medical care for conventions

Harvey W. Meislin, Peter Rosen, George W. Sternbach

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The life-support system described provides on-site emergency medical care for a designated group of people. It consists of a fixed subunit, a back-up emergency department; a temporary subunit, a life support station, and a mobile subunit, an ambulance and mobile medical personnel. A proposal for a life-support system for indoor conventions is presented with specifications of personnel, communications, supplies, registrant education and life-support team function. Results, critique, and discussion of a life-support station at the 1974 Annual ACEP/EDNA Scientific Assembly are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)351-354
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American College of Emergency Physicians
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1976


  • ACEP/EDNA 1974 Scientific Assembly
  • life-support system, conventions and

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine


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