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Medical cover at Scottish football matches: have the recommendations of the Gibson Report been met?
  1. G W Kerr,
  2. S C Wilkie,
  3. C A McGuffie
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley, Scotland.


    OBJECTIVES: To determine if doctors providing medical care at Scottish football stadiums meet the standards recommended by the Gibson Report. METHODS: A postal questionnaire and telephone follow up of doctors involved with the 40 Scottish League teams. RESULTS: 47% of the doctors had not attended any relevant resuscitation courses and 72% had no training in major incident management. CONCLUSIONS: The recommendations of the Gibson Report with regard to medical cover at football stadiums have not been fully implemented in Scotland.

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