LONG BEACH EMERGENCY MOBILE CARE SYSTEM. A COMMUNITY EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PROGRAM FOR LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA

On 17 November 1972, the Long Beach Emergency Mobile Care System began operation in Long Beach, California, implementing the resources of four major community hospitals, four paramedic units (expanded to five in 1975), the Long Beach Fire Department, and private ambulance firms. The system is described in terms of: the need for an emergency medical services (EMS) system; the EMS system plan; system management; paramedic training; communications, transportation, and facilities; public education; paramedic evaluation; continuing education; and system analysis. The major factors contributing to the success of the Long Beach Emergency Mobile Care System are outlined.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Long Beach Emergency Mobile Care System

    Long Beach, CA  United States 
  • Authors:
    • Ungar, I
    • Lewis, W
    • Schwartz, M
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Pagination: 191 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00393728
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: CRMP-146-J-6, HS-027 113U
  • Contract Numbers: RMPROP-73-25(E)146J
  • Files: HSL, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 31 1985 12:00AM