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Over 62, 000 people Were Assisted in Las Tunas by the Integrated System of Medical Urgency
More than 62, 000 people were assisted by the System of Medical Urgency (SIUM), in this eartern province of Las Tunas, as part of the rescue to the patient by means of modern ambulances.

Of that figure 3, 248 patients of urgency and medical emergencies with pathologies such as vascular accidents, destabilization of diabetes and exogenous intoxication, were stabilized and then transferred to the municipal areas of intensive cares.

This system, that begun in the territory on July 24, 1998, also has among its objectives the transfer of patients with terminal pathologies to other institutions of health with a higher level in the technology of the medical services.

Osvaldo Tamayo, provincial director of the System of Medical Urgency in Las Tunas, stated that this System with dependences in the eight municipalities of Las Tunas province, also facilitated the entrance of 31, 685 people in the units of intensive therapy of the general and pediatric hospitals of the territory.

A multidisciplinary team works in this System that is integrated by specialists graduated in Intensive Therapy, general nurses, technicians and paramedics qualified to act in front of any medical urgency.

The SIUM in Las Tunas offers its services to the areas of intensive cares in the municipalities, as well as to rooms of emergencies and of therapies in the hospitals.


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