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July 18, 2014

Medics, doctors train together in moving ambulance

They worked side by side to help physicians better understand pre-hospital care and the limitations of working in the field

Time Warner Cable News

HENRIETTA, N.Y. — Doctors and paramedics worked side by side Thursday with UR Medicine interns at Henrietta Ambulance on Calkins Road in Henrietta, all to give them a sense of what happens before a patient hits the hospital.

"We try to make it as high fidelity, as we call it, and as true to life as possible," said paramedic Brian Bartolick.

"We work hand in hand with paramedics and EMTs and firefighters, and understanding what they do in the field is really helpful for us," said Dr. Elizabeth Murray.

Read full story: UR Medicine Interns Train Inside a Moving Ambulance

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Allison Ludwick Smith Allison Ludwick Smith Friday, July 18, 2014 5:45:25 AM What a great idea!
Josh Finn Josh Finn Friday, July 18, 2014 7:01:21 AM We do this in Wisconsin. We have a doctor who will respond to our more serious calls and ride with the pt. to the hospital to assist the crew and do any advanced skills that they can not do.
Bill Arnold Bill Arnold Friday, July 18, 2014 12:15:43 PM Outstanding....

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