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Determining and Prioritizing the Organizational Determinants of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Iran

Mohammadkarim Bahadori 1 , * and Ramin Ravangard 2
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1 Health Management Research Centre, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
2 School of Management and Medical Information Sciences, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences (SUMS), Shiraz, IR Iran
Article information
  • Iranian Red Crescent Medical Journal: April 01, 2013, 15 (4); 307-311
  • Published Online: April 5, 2013
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: August 30, 2011
  • Accepted: October 1, 2011
  • DOI: 10.5812/ircmj.2192

To Cite: Bahadori M, Ravangard R. Determining and Prioritizing the Organizational Determinants of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) in Iran, Iran Red Crescent Med J. 2013 ; 15(4):307-311. doi: 10.5812/ircmj.2192.

Abstract
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1. Background
2. Objective
3. Materials and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
Acknowledgements
Footnotes
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