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Table 2 Keywords used in 2011

From: Prehospital triage accuracy in a criteria based dispatch centre

Keyword Missions [n (%)]
Undefined problem 16’739 (60.1)
Public place 3255 (11.7)
Dyspnoea 1’807 (6.4)
Disturbance of consciousness 1’768 (6.3)
Chest pain 1’449 (5.2)
Unconscious 1’364 (4.9)
Acute stroke < 5 h 428 (1.5)
Child (accident) 373 (1.3)
Intoxication 169 (0.6)
Child (dyspnoea) 98 (0.4)
Hypotension (symptomatic) 70 (0.3)
Fall above 3 m 60 (0.2)
Penetrating injury 46 (0.2)
Delivery (imminent) 45 (0.2)
Incarcerated 42 (0.2)
Prevention (fire) 35 (0.1)
Fall above 5 m 34 (0.1)
Impossible access for ambulance (mountains) 25 (0.1)
Demand from on-call physician 15 (0.1)
Burns (limited) 14 (0.1)
Child (unconscious) 9 (0.0)
Limb’s amputation 8 (0.0)
Burns (extensive, >10 %) 6 (0.0)
Drowning 6 (0.0)
Ejected 5 (0.0)
Para/tetraplegia 4 (0.0)
Car accident (>3 patients) 3 (0.0)
Explosion 2 (0.0)
Electrocution 2 (0.0)
Anaphylactic reaction 2 (0.0)
Diving accident 2 (0.0)
Accident in a tunnel 1 (0.0)
TOTAL 27’886 (100)