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Leading the Way with Science and Research

Our physicians, nurses, paramedics – indeed all of our staff – take great pride in being able to advance research in emergency medicine and pre-hospital care, in order to help improve outcomes using evidence based practice. See below for some of our recently published peer-reviewed articles:

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“UMass Life Flight: First in New England”; Adam C. Darnobid,MD, Cheryl Coyle, RN; Air medical journal 1 January 2013 (volume 32 issue 1 Pages 26-27 DOI: 10.1016/j.amj.2012.06.022) Read More
Daudelin DH, Sayah AJ, Kwong M, Restuccia MC, Porcaro WA, Ruthazer R, Goetz JD, Lane WM, Beshansky JR, Selker HP. Improving use of prehospital 12-lead ECG for early identification and treatment of acute coronary syndrome and ST-elevation myocardial infarction.Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010 May;3(3):316-23.
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Weisberg S, Fitch J, Towner D, Darling CE. Transporting without infusions: effect on door-to-needle time for acute coronary syndrome patients.Prehosp Emerg Care. 2010 Apr-Jun;14(2):159-63
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Kue R, Ramstrom E, Weisberg S, Restuccia M. Evaluation of an emergency medical services-based social services referral program for elderly patients.Prehosp Emerg Care. 2009 Jul-Sep;13(3):273-9.
Kue R, Coyle C, Vaughan E, Restuccia M. Perimortem Cesarean section in the helicopter EMS setting: a case report.Air Med J. 2008 Jan-Feb;27(1):46-7. No abstract available.
Cukor J, Restuccia M. Carbon monoxide poisoning during natural disasters: the Hurricane Rita experience.J Emerg Med. 2007 Oct;33(3):261-4. Epub 2007 Jul 5.
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Our Department

UMass Memorial EMS is a Department of the UMass Memorial Medical Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, the region’s only Level I ACS verified trauma center. UMass Memorial (Worcester) EMS is wholly owned and operated by the Medical Center. UMass Memorial Lifeflight is operated by Air Methods Corp. (QMLA253U) and staffed by UMass Memorial Medical Center.