Work-related Injuries Among Emergency Medical Technicians in Western Turkey


YILMAZ A., Serinken M., Dal O., Yaylaci S. , Karcioglu O.

PREHOSPITAL AND DISASTER MEDICINE, cilt.31, ss.505-508, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 31 Konu: 5
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1017/s1049023x16000741
  • Dergi Adı: PREHOSPITAL AND DISASTER MEDICINE
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.505-508

Özet

Objectives Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics are at serious risk for work-related injuries (WRIs) during work hours. Both EMTs and paramedics have higher WRI rates, according to the literature data. This study was designed to investigate causes and characteristics of WRIs involving EMTs and paramedics staffed in Western Turkey.