THE JACKSONVILLE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SYSTEM: A MODEL FOR THE SEVENTIES

The Jacksonville, Florida, emergency medical system, one of the most sophisticated systems in the nation, has contributed significantly to the reduction of the death rate of automobile accident victims. The reduction in the death rate of trauma victims has been 38 percent. Training of the emergency medical technicians is described, and data on death rates and survival rates of heartattack victims are presented. The Jacksonville emergency medical system has been a model that many cities and states are seeking to duplicate.

Media Info

  • Media Type: Print
  • Pagination: pp 245-249
  • Monograph Title: Better use of existing transportation facilities
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00099518
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM