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AHRQ Patient Safety Network ► Patient safety in ambulance services: a scoping review.

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Patient safety in ambulance services: a scoping review.

Fisher JD, Freeman K, Clarke A, et al. Health Services and Delivery Research. Southampton, UK: NIHR Journals Library; May 2015.

The safety of emergency medical care delivered in conjunction with ambulance services has not been studied in the United Kingdom. Analyzing evidence associated with ambulance care, this scoping review found that inconsistent use of terminology was a problem and identified specific areas that require further research to develop safer models of prehospital care, including diagnosis and treatment, equipment use, andambulance-to-hospital handover.

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