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Deaths following prehospital safety incidents: an analysis of a national database.

Yardley IE, Donaldson LJ. Deaths following prehospital safety incidents: an analysis of a national database. Emerg Med J. 2016;33(10)(10):716-721. doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-204724.

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April 6, 2016
Yardley IE, Donaldson LJ. Emerg Med J. 2016;33(10):716-721.

Safety problems in prehospital care can lead to adverse events. This study examined patient deaths related to ambulance safety incidents and found that the majority of problems were due to dispatch issues, poor clinical decisions, and equipment failures.

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Yardley IE, Donaldson LJ. Deaths following prehospital safety incidents: an analysis of a national database. Emerg Med J. 2016;33(10)(10):716-721. doi:10.1136/emermed-2015-204724.