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Emergency +: mobile app user guide
  1. Nash Anderson,
  2. Natalie Sharp
  1. Enhance Healthcare, Mitchell, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Mr Nash Anderson, Enhance Healthcare, 10/141 Flemington Rd, Mitchell ACT 2911, Australia; nash.anderson{at}

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Name of the mobile application

Emergency +

Category of the mobile application



Android (2.3 and above), iOS (6.0 or later)



About the app

It is given that at some point, when working on a sporting sideline, you will have to make a call to emergency services. These scenarios can be unexpected and at times, life threatening.

It is essential that in the event of an emergency, you know the correct phone number to call to receive the appropriate assistance. 

Reasons for calling emergency services may include:

  • Someone is seriously injured or in need of urgent medical help

  • Life or property is being threatened

  • A serious accident or crime has been witnessed

Locations for sporting events can be remote, especially when working with lower level or junior age groups. To speed up the response time of emergency services, it is important to know your exact location, stay calm and focus on …

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  • NA and NS contributed equally.

  • Twitter Follow Nash Anderson at @sportmednews.

  • Contributors Equal contribution between NS and NA. Both the authors equally created and added content, refined and proofread this article before submission.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.