Effect of shift length on paramedic anxiety

The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a difference between anxiety experienced by paramedics who worked 12-hour shifts and those working 24-hour shifts. The mental health of EMS...

Prescribing in mental health

Anxiety and depression are primarily managed with the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) such as sertraline and citalopram. The risk-benefit ratio of SSRIs has been shown to be...

PTSD, available support and development of services in the UK Ambulance Service

A methodical literature search using well known related databases was undertaken to acquire access to a sufficient information pool, enabling the exploration and formulation of practice...

A good death: key conceptual elements to end of life care

Achieving a “good death for all” is a prominent social and political priority across the western world (Ellershaw et al, 2010); however despite this prominence the concepts of such a death remain...

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