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February 18, 2013

Medic assaulted after unsuccessful CPR

Angry family member of deceased woman also damaged equipment

By EMS1 Staff

KIRYAT TIVONF — A paramedic who unsuccessful in his attempts to save a woman with CPR was assaulted by a family member of the patient.

Ambulance crews told police the man lashed out when they told him nothing more could be done to save the woman.

The medic sustained a significant injury to a hand the family member also damaged the crew’s equipment in the ambulance, according to The Yeshiva World.


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