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The rise in EMS assaults and how the industry should handle it

In this episode, our co-hosts discuss a number of recent attacks on providers in the field and the options available to protect industry personnel


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On this episode of Inside EMS, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a recent pattern of reported assaults on EMS providers, and what leadership can do to ensure the safety of their members. The duo also revived a long-standing debate on the idea of armed providers.

“My job is to deliver the highest quality of patient care, but if you make me defend myself, it is a different story,” Cebollero said.

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