paramedic

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paramedic

, paramedical
1. a person, such as a laboratory technician, who supplements the work of the medical profession
2. a member of an ambulance crew trained in a number of life-saving skills, including infusion and cardiac care
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In our recently published article in SAJCC, [5] we suggested that a remedy for this could be the development postgraduate training curricula for prehospital providers undertaking CCTs, which would allow for an additional scope of practice.
The effect of a voice assist manikin (VAM) system on CPR quality among prehospital providers. Prehospital Emergency Care, 9(1), 53-60.
This textbook teaches prehospital providers such as emergency medical personnel how to care for children with special needs.
The NAEMT course provides a program on all hazards disaster response designed to prepare prehospital providers with the knowledge and skills to care for patients and function during the initial aftermath of a disaster or mass-casualty event.