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Table 4 Process mapping.

From: A consensus-based template for documenting and reporting in physician-staffed pre-hospital services

Data variable no. Data variable name Type of data Data variable categories or values Type Definition of data variable Comments
26 Diagnostic procedures Categorical 1 = US/Doppler Check box   Proposed by expert panel
    2 = ECG- analysis (12-lead)    
    3 = Invasive monitoring    
    4 = Other point-of-care tests    
    5 = Point-of-care lab tests    
    6 = Other    
27 Therapeutic procedures      
27a Drugs to facilitate airway procedure Categorical 1 = Sedatives Check box   Utstein Airway
    2 = Neuromuscular blocking agents    
    3 = Analgesics/opioids    
    4 = Local/topic anaesthetics    
    5 = None    
27b Device used in successful airway management Categorical 1 = Bag Mask Ventilation Bullet list Device used for successful airway management (device in place at end of care or patient hand-over) Utstein Airway
    2 = SAD    
    3 = Oral TI    
    4 = Nasal TI    
    5 = Surgical airway    
    6 = None    
    7 = Unknown    
27c Breathing- procedures used Categorical 1 = Assisted manually Check box Open-airway manoeuvres or positioning of patient without use of any technical airway device (chin-lift, jaw thrust, recovery position)  
    2 = Assisted mechanically   Open-airway manoeuvres, including use of technical devices (guedel pattern, naso-pharyngeal airway)  
    3 = Controlled manually   Breathing assistance using physician's hands (bag-valve-mask ventilation)  
    4 = Controlled mechanically   Breathing assistance using technical respiratory support (ventilator, NIV)  
    5 = Chest tube/decompression    
    6 = Thoracostomi    
    7 = Other    
    8 = Unknown    
27d Circulation- procedures used Categorical 1 = Peripheral IV-line Check box   
    2 = Central IV-line    
    3 = IO-Access    
    4 = Defibrillation    
    5 = Cardioversion    
    6 = Pacing    
    7 = Haemostatic, basic    
    8 = Haemostatic, advanced    
    9 = Other    
    10 = None    
27e Disability- procedures used Categorical 1 = Reduction of fractures Check box   
    2 = Spinal immobilisation    
    3 = Therapeutic hypothermia    
    4 = Other    
    5 = None    
28 Medication, drugs administered   1 = Yes Bullet list Indicates whether medication was given by physician-staffed service. Exclude iv-fluid given for "keep-line-open" purposes  
    2 = No    
29 Type of medication Categorical 1 = Analgesics/Opioids Check box   
    2 = Sedatives    
    3 = Neuromuscular blocking agents   
    4 = Vasoactive    
    5 = Fibrinolytic    
    6 = Antibiotics    
    7 = Other    
    8 = None    
  1. US: ultrasound
  2. SAD: supraglottic airway device
  3. TI: tracheal intubation
  4. NIV: non invasive ventilation
  5. IO-access: intraosseous access