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We at EverDixie EMS wish everyone a happy & healthy thanksgiving.

As medical providers, you know how vital your services are to the well being of your community. Give thanks that you have health. Give thanks that you are in a position to help safeguard the health of others.

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Patient abandonment may be wrong, but if the scene gets dangerous you need to remove yourself from the danger. You are continuing to care for the patient by calling in resources to reinstate safety.

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Being transported in an ambulance when wounded or ill can be stressful. Among the other life-saving procedures, EMTs try to calm the patient as much as they can.

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Unfortunately, this misuse of EMS personnel & resources his is all too common.

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Watching someone dive off a cliff, professional daredevil or not, can make you queasy. Or terrified.

Now add in the fact that the equipment malfunctions.

Matthew Gough’s parachute opened backwards and got twisted and tangled. He smacked into the cliff wall, started tumbling, & hit the ground at 40 mph. He survived with only minor injuries.

Sources: Gizmodo.com

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