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Fred Ellinger Jr., NREMT-P

Fred Ellinger Jr., NREMT-P Fred Ellinger Jr., NREMT-P, is the ALS program manager at Em-Star Ambulance Service, Philadelphia, Pa. He also serves as a flight paramedic for MidAtlantic MedEvac, Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia. Contact him at fred.ellinger@difficultairway.net.

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