What Would You Do? EMS obligation to access a snowbound patient

What is the obligation of EMS providers to reach a patient when severe weather strikes? Dr. David Tan and Steve Whitehead discuss an incident when heavy snow made it nearly impossible to reach a patient that had called 911 several times for help.

Read about the 2010 Pittsburgh incident where a man died after waiting 30 hours for an ambulance. And view the photo of the firefighters who carried a patient 10 blocks during a November 2014 snowstorm.
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