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Book Review By EMSWORLD

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Book Review: Legal Considerations for Tactical Medical Responders

BY WILLIAM E. “GENE” GANDY, JD, LP ON AUG 19, 2016

 

Book review by EMSWORLD. Except in short chapters in EMS textbooks and occasional articles in trade journals, little information about legal aspects of prehospital care has been readily available for EMS practitioners lacking access to a law library and some experience in legal research. Legal texts discuss medical malpractice in depth, but little attention has been paid to prehospital medicine issues.

In an increasingly litigious society, the prospect of being sued is ever present. New and emerging roles for providers complicate legal relationships for both medics and employers. One of the newest roles is the tactical medical responder or “SWAT medic.”

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