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This post is to share some of my favourite books on my favourite…
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Studies have shown that adverse events in paramedic services occur at a rate that is similar to that of other patient care areas. For example, Vilke et al. (2007) found that 9.1% of pre-hospital treatments by paramedics involved medication errors that had the potential to be harmful. Yet another often overlooked safety concern is that the paramedics themselves are at high risk for both acute and chronic injuries, to the back, neck, arm and wrist (Maguire et al., 2005; Maguire and Smith, 2013).