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December 2009 Blog Posts (1)

Uncooperative Patient vs. Aggressive Attacker

Uncooperative Patient vs. Aggressive Attacker

Defining the difference

© 2009 Kip Teitsort

With the high numbers of EMS providers assaulted on the job by what so many refer to as “patients” I would like to help clarify the difference between a patient and an attacker. In order to better prepare for scene safety “tactics” and Good Customer Service the EMS Provider must have a clear separation between a combative/uncooperative patient who is confused due to a true… Continue

Added by DT4EMS "Defensive Tactics 4 EMS" on December 3, 2009 at 10:59pm — No Comments


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