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Initial experience in setting up a medical student first responder scheme in South Central England
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    Preparing medical students for the front line: experiences from a curricular innovation in Ireland
    • Gerard T. Flaherty, Senior Lecturer and Physician
    • Other Contributors:
      • Ben Murphy, Craig Joyce, Barry Hannagen, Michael Smith

    Dear Editor,

    We read with interest the article by Seligman and colleagues (1) which evaluated a novel first responder scheme for medical students as a collaborative venture between a medical school and the local ambulance service. Previous authors have advocated the early introduction of Emergency Medical Technician teaching in an undergraduate medical curriculum in the United States.(2) We would like to report...

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