Effect of emergency medical technician certification for all prehospital personnel in a Latin American city.

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BACKGROUND In Mexico and most other Latin American countries, many emergency medical services (EMS) systems rely on employees and volunteers with only on-the-job training and without formal Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) certification. This study sought to evaluate the costs and effectiveness of providing EMT certification to all personnel working in an… (More)

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@article{ArreolaRisa2007EffectOE, title={Effect of emergency medical technician certification for all prehospital personnel in a Latin American city.}, author={Carlos Arreola-Risa and Jorge Vargas and Ismael Contreras and Charles N. Mock}, journal={The Journal of trauma}, year={2007}, volume={63 4}, pages={914-9} }