A while ago I experienced something as a trainee that happens pretty seldom in a paramedic's care
er (so I was told at least): A cardiac arrest while we were present. It does more often happen befor
e you're there.
We were there, initially it was chestpain that had made the woman call the emergency number. With nitroglycerin
and other assessments we got the EKG sent back to the hospital and thanks to a rapid response from the emergency physician, he did also get there befor