Safety Checklists for Emergency Response Driving and Patient Transport Experiences from Emergency Medical Services
Jakonen, A., Manty, M., and Nordquist, H. (2021). Safety Checklists for Emergency Response Driving and Patient Transport: Experiences from Emergency Medical Services. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 47(9): 572-580.
The authors describe the development and pilot testing of safety checklists for emergency response driving and patient transport. Overall, paramedics reported that the use of these tools improved safety due in part to the systematic planning that had to be in place to use them.