Akutvård under ambulansfärd: naturalistiska data från simulerade typsituationervid körning på testbana

Download
Zandra Åkerstedt
Erik Prytz

A pilot project with three substudies (a literature survey, a workshop, and a field experiment at test track) is reported. The intent is to develop realistic and prototypical driving scenarios with associated patient-care tasks, for use in ambulance-simulator studies and training of ambulance personnel, in a future project. The goals were to survey the current knowledge and to collect relevant data on vehicle dynamics and behaviour during simulated emergency scenarios. Prior research has foremost studied the quality of CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) during transport and shown that it is difficult to perform high-quality CPR depending on the transport procedure, vehicle type, and the design of the care space. From the workshop, care interventions were chosen for the subsequent field experiment; based on frequency and difficulty. Factors that affect the care interventions during transport were categorised as motion related, design related, road surface status, and cooperation. The field experiment at a test track showed that workload and difficulty in performing the care interventions were rated higher when the transport entailed more and faster speed changes and turns. Motion-related factors was the highest-rated category with regard to effect on care interventions.

MEET US


9-12
Jun

Global Public Transport Summit

On 9-12 June 2019, the international public transport community, mobility decision makers and industry suppliers will come together in Stockholm for the UITP Global Public Transport Summit. VTI will be represented in the conference exhibition.
8-9
Oct

Social sustainability and just mobility

Welcome to a research workshop on Social sustainability and just mobility, 8–9 October 2019 in Linköping, Sweden
16-18
Oct

European Road Profile User's Group, ERPUG

Welcome to the sixth ERPUG meeting in Vilnius, Lithuania. 

LATEST NEWS


2019-05-09

Knowledge in the fight against microplastics from road traffic

The Government has commissioned VTI to develop and disseminate knowledge regarding the emission of microplastics from road traffic.


2019-05-07

How to make autonomous vehicles coexist with other traffic

The road infrastructure must be prepared for self-driving vehicles – especially in the beginning when the concepts are still new. Researchers are contributing to this through CoEXist, an EU-funded research project in which VTI participates as the largest...


2019-05-03

Electric roads: ‘Standardisation is an important factor for a future European transport system’

VTI employees recently arranged a workshop in Brussels on the standardisation of Electric Road Systems (ERS). ERS has become increasingly relevant as a possible method for reducing the transport sector's environmental impacts, especially in terms of climate...


2019-04-23

Research on passenger and freight transport research

Shift2Rail is a European railway project that works actively to create innovations within the railway sector. IMPACT-2 is a project within Shift2Rail that follows and evaluates the innovation projects. How are the innovations coming along? Are they beneficial...


2019-04-01

How vehicles can avoid accidents on newly paved roads

Friction is an important property for road safety. VTI has investigated how roads change in the first few weeks after surfacing work has been completed. Researchers recommend posting warning signs when the road is opened and waiting at least three weeks to...


2019-03-22

VTI contributes to study on older drivers and accidents

On behalf of and in collaboration with the Swedish Transport Agency, VTI has carried out a study of older drivers and the link between illness and traffic accidents. The Transport Agency has now published the results.