Emergency Medical Service System
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e·mer·gen·cy med·i·cal ser·vic·es(EMS) (ē-mĕr'jĕn-sē med'i-kăl sĕr'vis-ĕz)
Emergency Medical Service System,
A comprehensive approach to providing emergency medical services, including the following components: manpower, training, communications, transportation facilities, critical care units, public safety agencies, consumer participation, access to care, patient transfer, coordinated patient record keeping, public information and education, review and evaluation, and disaster planning.See: disaster planning