New York — Targeted Issue

Training of Paramedics in Pediatric Endotracheal Intubation (aka NYC EMSC for Children Project)

Oct. 1, 1991 - Dec. 31, 1993

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Project Overview
Goals: (1) evaluate the pediatric advanced life support component of New York City's EMS system; (2) enable the paramedics of New York City's EMS to intubate all children regardless of age; and (3) develop a quality assurance mechanism for pediatric advanced life support that will continue after the funding period and serve as a model for other EMS systems.
New York University School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics
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Name Role(s) Phone Email
Arthur Cooper, MD
  • Principal Investigator
George Foltin, MD
  • Principal Investigator
Michael Tunik, MD
  • Co-Principal Investigator