Ambulance Crash in a Rural Area of Thailand.

  title={Ambulance Crash in a Rural Area of Thailand.},
  author={Ratrawee Pattanarattanamolee and Somkid Lertsinudom and Shinji Nakahara and Tetsuya Sakamoto},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  volume={53 5},
BACKGROUND Ambulance crashes delay patient transfer and endanger patients, ambulance crews, and other road users. In low- and middle-income countries, where motor vehicle crash rates are typically high, ambulances have a high risk of being involved in a crash. This case report describes an ambulance crash in Thailand to elucidate modifiable problems in current protocols and practices of emergency medical services. CASE REPORT In November 2016, a 28-year-old male driver of an ambulance died in… CONTINUE READING