It's the Dose that Makes the Poison

Evans, Bruce
July 2005
Fire Chief;Jul2005, Vol. 49 Issue 7, p22
Trade Publication
Highlights the EMS Today conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Research on the U.S.'s emergency medical service delivery; Shortage of health care workers in the country; Impact of budget restraints on the search for paramedics.


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