Literature Review: Alternate Transport Protocol Safety

Can ‘Treat and Release’ protocols be implemented safely in Paramedic-based pre-hospital care systems?

Article written as a part of the Masters program in Public Health at Uppsala University, Fall 2015


  • Outcome measures vary widely making meta analysis difficult
  • Low level of support for safety of large protocol sets; positive results in evaluations of single protocols
  • Safe implementation may require increased training of field staff or minimizing scope of non-transport protocols

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