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Decision making and safety in ambulance service transitions.

O'Hara, R, Johnson, M, Hirst, E, Weyman, A, Shaw, D, Mortimer, P, Newman, C, Storey, M, Turner, J, Mason, S , Quinn, T, Shewan, J and Siriwardena, AN (2015) Decision making and safety in ambulance service transitions. Emerg Med J, 32 (5).

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Decisions made by ambulance staff are often time-critical and based on limited information. Wrong decisions could have serious consequences for patients but little is known about areas of risk associated with decisions about patient care. We aimed to examine system influences on decision making in the ambulance service setting focusing on paramedic roles.

Item Type: Article
Divisions : Surrey research (other units)
Authors :
O'Hara, R
Johnson, M
Hirst, E
Weyman, A
Shaw, D
Mortimer, P
Newman, C
Storey, M
Turner, J
Mason, S
Shewan, J
Siriwardena, AN
Date : May 2015
DOI : 10.1136/emermed-2015-204880.4
Uncontrolled Keywords : publication
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Depositing User : Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited : 17 May 2017 10:31
Last Modified : 24 Jan 2020 19:30

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