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Table 1 Fundamental tenets of the current MMT dispatch criteria

From: Protocol of the DENIM study: a Delphi-procedure on the identification of trauma patients in need of care by physician-staffed Mobile Medical Teams in the Netherlands

1. For the dispatch of medical personal the condition of the patient is determinative.
2. A patient with unstable vital parameters has the right to receive maximal medical care.
3. The type of care delivered is determined by the severity of the deviation in vital parameters.
4. MMT care is an extension of prehospital medical care by ambulance personnel
5. MMT care focuses mainly on stabilisation of the vital parameters
  1. MMT: Mobile Medical Team.