Driving the Patient

August 18, 2013

Driving our patients is one of the most important aspects of our job.  On any given call we strive to accomplish three goals; Respond Quickly, Fix the Problem and Be Nice doing so. Responding quickly is thee most dangerous liability we encounter in our typical day to day operations.  Please take the time to review our proper procedures and recommendations in the slideshow below.

Driving the Patient Slideshow

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