Integration of Emergency Medical Services and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Teams: The Emergence of the Tactically Trained Medic.

@article{Mcardle1992IntegrationOE,
  title={Integration of Emergency Medical Services and Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) Teams: The Emergence of the Tactically Trained Medic.},
  author={D Mcardle and D Rasumoff and Jana Kolman},
  journal={Prehospital and disaster medicine},
  year={1992},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={285-8}
}
The emphasis of training for paramedics that function in the civilian sector in the United States has focused on the management of blunt trauma. The personal risks they face generally are the result of accidents or public health threats. The management of penetrating trauma under the threat of intentional personal harm is a different matter.Law enforcement… CONTINUE READING