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Use of simulation to improve fire department standard operating procedure for bariatric patient extrication

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  • Contributors Both authors contributed to the planning and execution of the simulation. Additionally, both authors participated in the planning and the reporting of the work described herein. Both BG and MD participated in the design and education of the work described. BG was responsible for the literature search. BG and MD contributed to the content of the article, its content and review. BG will act as the guarantor.

  • Competing interests BG is employed by OhioHealth for work in Graduate Medical Education. Additionally, BG is employed by Mid-Ohio Emergency Services as an emergency department physician. MD is employed as a firefighter/paramedic for the city of Worthington, Ohio.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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