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A research proposition for using high definition video in emergency medical services. / Weerakkody, Vishanth; Molnar, Andreea; Irani, Zahir; El-Haddadeh, Ramzi.

In: Health Policy and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 3, 2013, p. 131–138.

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Weerakkody, V, Molnar, A, Irani, Z & El-Haddadeh, R 2013, 'A research proposition for using high definition video in emergency medical services', Health Policy and Technology, vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 131–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2013.04.001

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Weerakkody, V., Molnar, A., Irani, Z., & El-Haddadeh, R. (2013). A research proposition for using high definition video in emergency medical services. Health Policy and Technology, 2(3), 131–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2013.04.001

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Weerakkody V, Molnar A, Irani Z, El-Haddadeh R. A research proposition for using high definition video in emergency medical services. Health Policy and Technology. 2013;2(3):131–138. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.hlpt.2013.04.001

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Weerakkody, Vishanth ; Molnar, Andreea ; Irani, Zahir ; El-Haddadeh, Ramzi. / A research proposition for using high definition video in emergency medical services. In: Health Policy and Technology. 2013 ; Vol. 2, No. 3. pp. 131–138.

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