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Rethinking Rescue Medicine: Issues of Justice and a Preventive Medicine Role for Emergency Medical Services

by Kelsie Mietla• Emergency medicine, both pre-hospital through emergency medical services (EMS) and in the emergency department (ED), is focused on immediate response to a variety of different illnesses and injuries. Through the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), all patients presenting to an ED are guaranteed to receive assessment and stabilizing treatment […]

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