Tactical emergency medical support: physician involvement and injury patterns in tactical teams.

@article{Gildea2008TacticalEM,
  title={Tactical emergency medical support: physician involvement and injury patterns in tactical teams.},
  author={Jon R Gildea and Alan R Janssen},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={35 4},
  pages={
          411-4
        }
}
Medical support provided by physicians in police tactical teams has been firmly embraced by the medical community. Our study revisited the 1995 study inquiring into injury patterns in police tactical teams. A national survey was completed by 209 members of tactical teams throughout the country over a 6-week period. An electronic survey was submitted to the National Tactical Officers Association, the International Tactical Emergency Medical Support Association, and state tactical associations… CONTINUE READING

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