“Effectiveness of Video-assisted Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation”
About: Interventional study to investigate if video-assisted CPR is more effective than telephone-assisted or not-instructed CPR. By adding video to the call the EMS dispatchers can guide bystanders on how to perform CPR.
Start date: 2022-12-01
End date: 2023-01-23
Study performed in Hungary.
“Video-instructed First Aid in Emergency Medical Call Centers”
About: Observational study that aims to investigate the potential effect of adding video streaming in emergency calls to allow the dispatcher to communicate with the bystanders of an injured person and instruct the bystanders on how to perform first aid. This was performed in Norway.
Start date: 2021-11-08
End date: 2023-09-30
Study performed in Norway.
“Video Emergency Calls in Medical Dispatching: A Scoping Review”
About: A review article about the scope and nature of research publications about video emergency calls. The review addresses limitations and directions for adding live video from a smartphone to an emergency call.
Publication date: 2022-09-23
“The Integration of Live Video Tools to Help Bystanders During an Emergency Call: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Simulation Study”
About: A study that aimed to propose and evaluate the relevance of a living lab methodology involving video calls in simulated life-threatening emergency situations. The study shows that the medical dispatcher has an interest in visualizing the scene with live video.
Publication date: 2023-02-01
Study performed in Switzerland.
“Real-time video communication between ambulance paramedic and scene – a simulation-based study”
About: A study performed to assess the possibilities of real-time communication using video between paramedics and bystanders at scenes of emergencies. The study involves a simulation to assess the possibilities.
Publication date: 2022-08-17
Study performed in Israel.
“Live video from bystanders’ smartphones to medical dispatchers in real emergencies”
About: Article about an intervention study in Denmark where the GoodSAM app was used by bystander’s to add live video streaming to emergency calls to help the EMS dispatcher make a better assessment of the injuries.
Publication date: 2021-09-06
Study performed in Denmark.