Amado Alejandro Báez

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INTRODUCTION No widely accepted, specialized medical training exists for police officers confronted with medical emergencies while under conditions of active threat. The purpose of this study was to assess medical decision-making capabilities of law enforcement personnel under these circumstances. METHODS Web-based surveys were administered to all sworn(More)
INTRODUCTION Terrorism is a global public health burden. South Americans have been victims of terrorism for many decades. While the causes vary, the results are the same: death, disability, and suffering. The objective of this study was to perform a comprehensive, epidemiological, descriptive study of terrorist incidents in South America. METHODS This is(More)
INTRODUCTION Prehospital emergency services are a vital public service, and consumer access to the system is an important factor in their use. The Dominican Republic recently experienced "the epidemiological transition" leading to increased morbidity and mortality secondary to traumatic and cardiac conditions--thus, increasing the need for prompt and(More)
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