Prehospital Emergency Medical Services Personnel in Rural Areas: Results from a Survey in Nine States
Results of a 2008 Centers for Disease Control survey comparing patterns of supply and demand in rural and urban areas for prehospital emergency response personnel and examining involvement of medical directors and availability of medical consultation. Includes statistics on organizations, personnel, and types of medical emergencies, with breakdowns by four population density categories.
Davis G. Patterson, Susan M. Skillman, Meredith A. Fordyce
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Emergency medical services · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Statistics and data