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The impact of new prehospital practitioners on ambulance transportation to the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis

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  • Hideo Tohira Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, AustraliaDiscipline of Emergency Medicine, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Teresa A Williams Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, AustraliaDiscipline of Emergency Medicine, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, AustraliaSt John Ambulance, Belmont, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Ian Jacobs Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, AustraliaDiscipline of Emergency Medicine, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, AustraliaSt John Ambulance, Belmont, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Alexandra Bremner School of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Judith Finn Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Bentley, Western Australia, AustraliaDiscipline of Emergency Medicine, School of Primary, Aboriginal and Rural Health Care, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, AustraliaSt John Ambulance, Belmont, Western Australia, AustraliaSchool of Population Health, The University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, AustraliaSchool of Public Health and Preventive Medicine, Monash University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Dr H Tohira, Prehospital, Resuscitation and Emergency Care Research Unit, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, GPO Box U1987, Perth WA 6845, Australia; hideo.tohira{at}curtin.edu.au
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Tohira H, Williams TA, Jacobs I, et al
The impact of new prehospital practitioners on ambulance transportation to the emergency department: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Publication history

  • Received June 24, 2013
  • Revised October 18, 2013
  • Accepted October 23, 2013
  • First published November 15, 2013.
Online issue publication 
September 30, 2014

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