Author: David M. Williams

15 Sep Original Article: Are you asking the right questions about prehospital response times?

© 2014 This past week a podcast by EMS Chief Chris Cebollero and critical care paramedic Kelly Grayson included a discussion on whether or not “response time goals really matter.” The link to the podcast was well distributed in social media. This isn’t the first...

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09 Sep Original Article: It’s Time to Address Shift Length, Fatigue, & EMS Workforce Safety

© 2014 In recent years, focus on medic safety has received increasing attention. Maguire et al. reported in 2002 that EMS providers had a rate of occupational fatalities due to transportation incidents of 9.6 per 100,000; a third higher than firefighters (6.3), twice that of police (4.5),...

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