EMS Systems in Lower-Middle Income Countries: A Literature Review.

  title={EMS Systems in Lower-Middle Income Countries: A Literature Review.},
  author={Suryanto and Virginia Plummer and Malcolm J. Boyle},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  volume={32 1},
Introduction Prehospital care is one of the many issues that require addressing by lower-middle income countries (LMICs) where approximately 90% of global injuries occur. This may arise from more traffic in LMICs, poor road conditions, lack of public awareness of the importance of road safety, and the lack of ability to provide first aid to the victims. However, prehospital care in LMICs remains underdeveloped. Problem There is insufficient evidence regarding the development of prehospital care… CONTINUE READING
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