Operations, Patient Care, Training, Trauma

Fort Worth (Texas) EMS Crew Transfers Burn Patient

Issue 11 and Volume 37.

Fort Worth (Texas) paramedic/firefighters use caution to carefully remove a patient from an ambulance and prepare him for transfer to an awaiting air medical helicopter following a gas explosion that occurred in the man’s home. The patient sustained internal injuries and burns following the explosion, which destroyed his home. Stay tuned for an upcoming JEMS clinical education feature on burn management.

Photo Glen Ellman