Prehosp Emerg Care 2021 Jul 27:1-13. Epub 2021 Jul 27.
Received April 1, 2021 from Paramedic Health and Wellbeing Research Unit, Monash University, Frankston, Australia (BM, APW, KS, LP, KAB, MPB); Department of Paramedicine, Monash University, Frankston, Australia (BM, KS, KAB); Ambulance Victoria, Doncaster, Australia (BM, KS); Turner Institute for Brain and Mental Health, Monash University, Clayton, Australia (APW); Department of Physiotherapy, Monash University, Frankston, Australia (LP); Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food, Monash University, Clayton, Australia (MPB). Revision received June 21, 2021; accepted for publication June 23, 2021.
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