ACS, TIA and CVA
Safety First is a research project that centers on optimization of triage by telephone in general practice. The Safety First study is focused primarily on patients with complaints of a suspected acute cardiovascular disorder: acute coronary syndrome (ACS), transient ischemic attack (TIA) and cerebrovascular accident (CVA).
On this website, you can find information about the motivations for, and the content and method of the Safety First study. You can also access previously published newsletters and publications and find information about the members of the research team.
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The study team can be contacted Monday to Friday, from 9 am to 5 pm at:
FAO Safety First
Internal mail number STR. 6.131
P.O. Box 85500
3508 GA Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Prof. Dr Arno Hoes (supervisor): Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and General Practice, Julius Center, UMC Utrecht.
Prof. Dr Roger Damoiseaux (supervisor): Professor of General Practice.
Dr Dorien Zwart (co-supervisor): Associate Professor and general practitioner.
Dr Frans Rutten (co-supervisor): Associate Professor and general practitioner.
Dr Esther de Groot (co-supervisor): Assistant Professor and educationalist.
Drs. Carmen Erkelens: PhD Candidate General Practice (AIOTHO).
Drs. Loes Wouters: PhD Candidate General Practice (AIOTHO).
The Safety First study is conducted in collaboration with the Stichting Primair Huisartsenposten and the Nederlandse Triage Standaard (NTS).