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Emergency Medicine International
Volume 2016, Article ID 7158268, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/7158268
Research Article

Use of the Vocera Communications Badge Improves Public Safety Response Times

1Department of Emergency Medicine, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
2New York State University Police Department, SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA

Received 29 December 2015; Accepted 21 February 2016

Academic Editor: Marco L. A. Sivilotti

Copyright © 2016 Jeremy D. Joslin et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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