Accidental Death And Disability: The Neglected Disease Of Modern Society

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There have been forms of emergency care since World War 1, but is was not until the late 1960s we had any type of formal emergency medical services in The United States. The catalyst for what we know as emergency medical services in today’s society was the publication of, “Accidental Death and Disability: The Neglected Disease of Modern Society.” Since then, emergency medical services have evolved in many ways. For example, different levels of training, what emergency medical technicians are capable of doing, and the ambulance systems themselves. We now have to basic types of ambulance systems. All advanced life support ambulance systems, meaning those who are trained in advanced life support are on every ambulance(i.e., paramedics), and then
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