Inside the ambulance on the way back to the station after transporting an injured patient to the emergency room
Leadership of the Odessa Fire and Rescue pictured. In 1970, the City of Odessa was the first city in the state to provide the 911 emergency dialing system. In 1972, the city was first in the state to provide the Jaws of Life. Odessa was also the first city in the state to have state certified ambulances.
Prying the door from a vehicle in order to remove an injured person after a car accident
Rolling a gurney in to rescue a patient in need of emergency care
EMTs start an IV in the hand of an injured patient as the ambulance heads to the ER
Action shot of bleeding hand during a routine ride along with paramedics. Although the 'top down' approach from the offices of Washington DC is critical in health care reform, the 'bottom up' approach from the streets provides a whole different perspective of how policies from Washington DC are implemented when paramedic boots hit the ground.
Dr. Bose with a few of the many great professionals who work tirelessly for the health and safety in Odessa, Texas
Dr. Bose and two members of Odessa Fire & Rescue taking a patient to the ambulance after an injury...Preparing for transport to the emergency room