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Apr 30, 2019

WADEM Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine 2019

How to Shorten the Rescue Time in Marathon by Using BLE Communication Devices: A New Study for the EMS System in Taiwan

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EMS

Taiwan

Rescue

Marathon

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EMS

Taiwan

Rescue

Marathon

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More than one million runners had joined in the marathon games since 2007 in Taiwan. There’re over 150 marathon games held in Taiwan in 2018, the increase rate was 21% as compared to the 2014's. The medical encounter rate was 1.33% in 2015 and getting higher as to 1.41% in 2017. The most common type of injury was the muscle spasm, the second one was abrasions due to falls. The treatment for muscle spasm was RICE only. Cardiac arrest of marathon runner was reported occasionally and time is critical for rescue.

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