Thursday, November 07, 2013

What the Burned Out Medic Sez...

He nailed it on the head.

In a sentence, we drop everything else to respond to other people’s requests for assistance no matter what time it is, how dangerous or safe the neighborhood is, what good or evil or crazy people with or without weapons are at the scene, how clean or disgusting the residence – on fire or not – is, what funky bodily fluids are smeared or not smeared all over someone, and we do what is necessary to get things done, regardless of how much we do or don’t want to do it.

Yup, that pretty much covers it.

1 comment:

  1. But that's *other* people that he has to haul to the hospital. You and I, we'll never get sick or be in a severe traffic accident that needs us cut out of the car and hauled to the hospital or need the police department or fire department, so why should *we* pay for maintaining emergency services?