Holding Back

Issues in patient restraint

 

 
 
 

Bryan E. Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, EMT-PDavid Phillips, BS, EMT-P | | Friday, September 19, 2008


Medic 24 is dispatched to assist the local sheriff's department on an unknown medical emergency at a convenience store. As the crew approaches the scene, they see several police cars and a fairly large crowd of people. Once providers have checked with law enforcement to ensure the scene is safe, Steve, an EMT, carefully parks the ambulance while Rita, a paramedic, grabs the airway bag and defibrillator.


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