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Perspectives on Safety > Perspective
with commentary by P. Daniel Patterson, PhD, NRP, and Donald M. Yealy, MD, Safety in Emergency Medical Systems, May 2019
This piece explores the key role of emergency medical services in providing care to patients at their moment of greatest need, safety hazards in this field, and opportunities for improvement.
Journal Article > Study
Patterson PD, Suffoletto BP, Kupas DF, Weaver MD, Hostler D. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2010;14:187-193.
In this survey of emergency medical services providers, nearly half reported symptoms of severe mental and physical fatigue.
Special or Theme Issue
Brice JH, Patterson PD, eds. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2012;16:1-108.
This special issue contains articles exploring safety improvement efforts in emergency medical services.
Journal Article > Review
Sofianopoulos S, Williams B, Archer F. Emerg Med J. 2012;29:152-155.
This review found a paucity of research exploring how fatigue due to shift work affects safety in prehospital care.