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Emergency care practitioners should not be compared with paramedics
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    Paramedic Practitioner or ECP

    Dear Editor,

    I feel that I must comment on S Masons view that Emergency Care Practitioners (ECP's) should not be compared to Paramedics. Surely when evaluating the impact of ECP's it is essential to compare the potential patient outcome should the ECP not be available. In this scenario the majority of patients would have been seen by a paramedic or Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). Further to this the majo...

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