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Table 1 Overview of Emergency Medical Services

From: Barriers and facilitators to provide effective pre-hospital trauma care for road traffic injury victims in Iran: a grounded theory approach

  Acute event On-site management Transportation Health facility care
Role of EMS Recognition Triage, stabilization, or both Safe and efficient transportation Prompt, appropriate, and quality care
Key issues Surveillance, identification Trained personnel, equipment Safe transportation, equipment, referral system Personnel, equipment, organization of services
  1. Source: Jamison D.T, Breman, Joel G, et al, 2006