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EMS workers struggle in violent election climate

Chris Bateman

Abstract


Two of South Africa’s leading emergency medical service chiefs and government advisors last month backed the Gauteng Department of Health’s call to protesting communities to allow emergency rescuers into volatile environments to save lives and treat injured people.


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Chris Bateman, Health and Medical Publishing Group, South Africa

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Keywords

Emergency medical service; Elections; Violence; South Africa

Cite this article

South African Medical Journal 2016;106(8):746. DOI:10.7196/SAMJ.2016.v106i8.11227

Article History

Date submitted: 2016-06-27
Date published: 2016-07-18

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