The parkmedic program: Prehospital care in the national parks

Thomas I. Kaufman, Robert Knopp, Thomas Webster

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The Parkmedic Program provides training and on-going supervision of national park rangers involved in advanced prehospital medical care in Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and Sequoia National Parks in California. This includes intravenous catheterization and drug administration in emergency situations. Course structure, experience to date, and recommendations for future programs are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)156-160
Number of pages5
JournalAnnals of Emergency Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Mar 1981


  • parks
  • prehospital care


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