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Willingness of Medical versus Non-Medical Emergency Responders to Accept Post-Incident Intervention

Charles Alan Clampett

Aug 13, 2019|AEDR 2019 Vol. 7 Issue 2|Original Research

It has long been anecdotally held by emergency responders that non-medical emergency responders were less willing to accept post-incident intervention following a personally disturbing event than their medical counterparts. Aspects of emergency responder stress were studied across multiple disciplines of the emergency services: pre-hospital emergency medical services (EMS), fire protection, law enforcement, and emergency department (ED) or emergency room (ER) personnel. Individual anonymous surveys were administered across the...

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