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The opinion of Emergency Medical Service personnel regarding safety in pre-hospital emergency care practice.

  title={The opinion of Emergency Medical Service personnel regarding safety in pre-hospital emergency care practice.},
  author={Robyn Holgate},

Patients’ perceptions of safety in emergency medical services: an interview study

Overall, patients felt safe during their EMS encounter, but the EMS personnel’s professional competence alone is not enough for them to feel safe, and lack of communication or professionalism may compromise their sense of safety.

Human errors and factors that influence patient safety in the pre-hospital emergency care setting: Perspectives of South African emergency care practitioners

Implementation of strategies that enhances education and training, clinical skill development, teamwork skills, fatigue management, and leadership skills can help prevent some of the errors identified in this study.

Psychological distress Management in Iranian emergency prehospital providers: A Qualitative study

The main problems of EPHP in confronting with incidence and disasters scenes are psychological distress which some rescuers have emotional reactions while some others who are more resilience and experience manage this problem in the form of problem-based approach.



Burnout among advanced life support paramedics in Johannesburg, South Africa

This sample of Johannesburg-based paramedics had a greater prevalence of burnout compared with their international counterparts, and distraction questions showed that paramedics feel overworked, undervalued, poorly remunerated and unsupported by their superiors.

Job burnout.

The focus on engagement, the positive antithesis of burnout, promises to yield new perspectives on interventions to alleviate burnout.

Occupational stress of emergency workers in Gauteng

The objectives of this study were to determine the construct validity, internal consistency, construct equivalence and item bias of the Emergency Worker Stress Inventory (EWSI) and to identify

Work-Stress Burnout among Paramedics

The study indicates alarmingly high work-stress burnout among paramedics, which is associated with a rather complex set of correlates.

An Analysis of the Reasons for Staff Turnover amongst Paramedics in South Africa

This study suggests that employers of paramedics are able to retain them as well as maintain good relations with them by providing a satisfying work environment where these employees can perform well and continue being productive.

Characterizing job satisfaction and intent to leave among nationally registered emergency medical technicians: an analysis of the 2005 LEADS survey.

Job satisfaction with opportunities for advancement, job satisfaction with pay and benefits, and intent to leave the EMS profession among Nationally Registered EMTs and EMT-Paramedics is characterized.

Occupational stress in the ambulance service: a diagnostic study.

The Occupational Stress Indicator was used to investigate job stress in an ambulance service in the northwest of England and found Ambulance service employees were found to be experiencing major stress outcomes of low job satisfaction and poor mental and physical health.

Patient Safety in Emergency Medical Services: A Systematic Review of the Literature

A paucity of scientific literature exploring patient safety in EMS is found and research is needed to improve the understanding of problem magnitude and threats to patient safety and to guide interventions.