Simulation modeling of prehospital trauma care

Robert L. Wears*, Charles N. Winton

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

Prehospital emergency care systems are complex and do not respond predictably to changes in management. A combined discrete-continuous simulation model focusing on trauma care was designed and implemented in SIMSCRIPT II.5 to allow prediction of the effect of policy changes on system performance and patient survival.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationWinter Simulation Conference Proceedings
EditorsGerald W. Evans, Mansooren Mollaghasemi, Edward C. Russell, William E. Biles
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Pages1216-1224
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)0780313801
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes

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