Angel

emergency medical technician in LA County

Angel on KCRW

“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. It could be a few hours, four hours. Sometimes longer than that.

EMT on waiting 10 hours to offload a patient, running out of oxygen tanks, handling emotional stress

“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. It could be a few hours, four hours. Sometimes longer than that.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. ... The longest I’ve waited for a bed is about 10 hours one time," says Angel.

EMT on waiting 10 hours to offload a patient, running out of oxygen tanks, handling emotional stress

“We have to wait with our patient on the gurney for hours. ... The longest I’ve waited for a bed is about 10 hours one time," says Angel.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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