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Use of lights and sirens ineffective, even harmful

By Dr. Gary R. Johnson

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 18, 2013

~~<p>Since the early 1990s, hundreds of research articles by fire departments, emergency medical services departments (EMS) and emergency room physicians have repeatedly shown that the use of lights and sirens (L&amp;S) has been ineffective, even harmful.</p>
<p>Research on L&amp;S has shown that:</p>
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Since the early 1990s, hundreds of research articles by fire departments, emergency medical services departments (EMS) and emergency room physicians have repeatedly shown that the use of lights and sirens (L&S) has been ineffective, even harmful.

Research on L&S has shown that: Login for more...



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