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Journal Article
Review

Patient safety in emergency medical services: a systematic review of the literature.

Bigham BL, Buick JE, Brooks SC, et al. Prehospital emergency care : official journal of the National Association of EMS Physicians and the National Association of State EMS Directors. 2012;16:20-35.

This systematic review found that the literature base on patient safety issues in prehospital care is still quite small, limiting emergency medical services providers' ability to identify and address systematic problems in care.