Emergency Medical Services: Rescue Potential for Mass Casualties in Urban Fire Disasters

  • J. Pokorný
  • P. Getífk
  • J. Škach

Abstract

The Prague Rescue Service, established 139 years ago by the Lord Mayor of Prague, now comprises 177 ambulances (32 of them MIC Units) 22 physicians, 42 nurses and 220 drivers. The Emergency Medical Service cars with their squads form a network of 12 points in Prague — a city of 1.4 million inhabitants.

Keywords

Emergency Medical Service Emergency Medical Mass Casualty Civil Defence Fire Disaster 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Pokorný
    • 1
  • P. Getífk
    • 1
  • J. Škach
    • 1
  1. 1.Prague Rescue Service, Chair for Emergency and Disaster MedicinePostgraduate Medical InstitutePragueCzech Republic

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