New technology could illuminate some of the hazards that make EMS missions risky business.
AVIATION PROPONENTS have long noted that people are much more likely to be involved in an accident when traveling in an automobile than while flying on an airplane. But if you're having a real bad day -- and the emergency responders who show up to extricate you from a smashed automobile think your injuries necessitate priority transport in an emergency medical services (EMS) helicopter -- your chances of being in a second accident are considerably higher than they should be. It will be a ...
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