C HARACTERISTICS OF F ATAL A MBULANCE C RASHES IN THE U NITED S TATES : A N 11- YEAR R ETROSPECTIVE A NALYSIS

@article{Kahn2001CHO,
  title={C HARACTERISTICS OF F ATAL A MBULANCE C RASHES IN THE U NITED S TATES : A N 11- YEAR R ETROSPECTIVE A NALYSIS},
  author={C. Kahn and R. Pirrallo and E. Kuhn},
  journal={Prehospital Emergency Care},
  year={2001},
  volume={5},
  pages={261 - 269}
}
Background. Ambulance crashes have become an increasing source of public concern. Emergency medical services directors have little data to develop ambulance operation and risk management policies. Objective. To describe fatal ambulance crash characteristics, identifying those that differentiate emergency and nonemergency use crashes. Methods. This was a retrospective analysis of all fatal ambulance crashes on U.S. public roadways reported to the Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS… Expand
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