Understanding diversity among prehospital care delivery systems around the world.

@article{Sikka2005UnderstandingDA,
  title={Understanding diversity among prehospital care delivery systems around the world.},
  author={Neal K. Sikka and Gregg Margolis},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 1},
  pages={99-114}
}
Understanding the diversity in EMS systems around the world isa daunting challenge. It is difficult to describe or categorize these complex systems, but examination of whether a country has an informal or formal system is a starting point. Further understanding of access within the system allows additional insight into the care available. Personnel, training,equipment, communication systems, and service provider levels offer clear information regarding the sophistication of the system. The… CONTINUE READING