Today, we’re taking a closer look at Advanced Life Support (ALS) response. Sent to an incident by 911 dispatchers, ALS personnel, better known as paramedics, are sent to scenes where more intensive medical care is required, such as a heart attack or substantial physical trauma. Emergency Medical Technicians may have already reached the scene, providing initial support until paramedic units arrive.
We talked with Matt Riesenberg, Chief of Operations at King County Medic One, to learn more about his work as a paramedic
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