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Legal And Ethical

The 'Gross Negligence' Standard and EMS

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 1 of 2

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

The Legal Shield: Does standard protection of EMS preclude its responsibility?

Court finds providers' negligence not willful and wanton in case of failed mechanical equipment.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 2 of 2

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

The Worst is Over: Words that Heal ... and Manage Risk

Listening to patients and employing healing language reduces your chances of litigation when a call goes wrong.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 1 of 2

When is it safe and legal to leave a patient on scene?

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Don't Let "Bad Apples" Spoil the Basket!

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007

To Transport or Not to Transport? Part 2 of 2

A patient's signature on a refusal of transport form does not absolve EMS from responsibility for that patient's well-being.

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2007


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