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Emergency medical services: Brazil.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16901612     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Emergency medical services in Brazil have been created to offer first aid, primary medical treatment, basic life support, stabilization and rapid transfer to the closest appropriate hospital and advanced life support. Pre-hospital emergency care in Brazil is divided into permanent and mobile services. Permanent care is provided by the pre-hospital network (basic health units, family health program, specialized clinics, diagnosis and therapy services, non-hospital emergency care units). The mobile medical services include: mobile emergency care service, fire department and private services. Emergency hospital care units (emergency departments) are classified into general and reference units. Details of these services are described.
Sergio Timerman; Maria M C Gonzalez; Ana C Zaroni; Jose A F Ramires
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-08-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Resuscitation     Volume:  70     ISSN:  0300-9572     ISO Abbreviation:  Resuscitation     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-04     Completed Date:  2007-02-06     Revised Date:  2009-08-25    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0332173     Medline TA:  Resuscitation     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  356-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Laboratory of Training and Simulation in Cardiovascular Emergencies, Heart Institute (InCor), University of São Paulo Medical School, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Education, Medical
Emergency Medical Services* / supply & distribution
National Health Programs / organization & administration*

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