Pressures of the job…

There is a growing body of literature examining the physical, psychological and emotional pressures of day-to-day life as a paramedic. This qualitative study was undertaken in Israel using a phenomenological approach as the researchers wanted to explore how paramedics experience and cope with critical incidents (CIs). They wanted to find out what impact these CIs had on the work and personal lives of paramedics and how these individuals managed their feelings and thoughts after the CIs.

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