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Association Between Emergency Medical Service Response Time and Motor Vehicle Crash Mortality in the United States

Description
Analyzes data from counties across the United States to determine whether longer emergency medical service (EMS) response times are related to higher fatality rates from motor vehicle crashes. Includes EMS response times based on rurality, population density, proximity to trauma centers, and more.
Author(s)
James Byrne, N. Clay Mann, Mengtao Dai, et al.
Citation
JAMA Surgery, 154(4), 286-293
Date
04/2019
Type
Document
Tagged as
Emergency medical services · Mortality · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data