Prehospital care: Emergency medical services

D. K. Morhaim

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Emergency medical services are becoming an increasingly important aspect of health care delivery. Prehospital care providers, termed paramedics, follow established protocols and work under a medical director in implementing treatment on the scene. Special problems include the physician on the scene, issues of consent and liability, and the treatment of terminally ill patients

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-270
Number of pages8
JournalAmerican Family Physician
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1986
Externally publishedYes

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  • Medicine(all)


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