TITLE

Ambulance TRANSPORTS

AUTHOR(S)
Schneider, Jason
PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Mar2008, Vol. 52 Issue 3, p72
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the high risk of pathogens exposure present in ambulances in the U.S. Ambulances as the front line of emergency medical service are exposed to infectious contagions, as well as to the toxics from hand-sprayed disinfectants and toxic chlorine bleach solutions. A sanitary ambulance maintenance should be ensured to protect the patients, their families and the responders from the possible infection acquisitions in the rolling hoslital.
ACCESSION #
31540628

 

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