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do ambulance drivers develop drug problems?

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Dr. Stuart Wasser
34 years experience Addiction Medicine
Not particularly: No more than anyone else.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013
Dr. Mark Gujer
25 years experience Anesthesiology
Ambulance driver: Is a vey old term these days. An ambulance crew is made up of emts and paramedics. Paramedics do carry and use pain medicines and for than reason are higher risk. Just like nurses and doctors. They have access to medications that others do not. This is why we monitor nd test higher risk professions.
Answered on Mar 19, 2015
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