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Hope Lives Where Death Seems to Dwell East Texas EMS I need an ambulance OK Maam whats the problem A mans been shot Get here fast Alright now Slow a little Whats the location In the call received above practical training was working in unison with academic skills Normally this was not an injury in which the victim would survive to speak Don Elbert had taught me most everything I knew Before the dispatcher even got off the line Don and I were already in Unit 6601 We knew the initial direction of the distress call and we were on our way The exact location was quickly radioed to us When we arrived we found innumerable lights flashing and what seemed a legion of law enforcement officers As is not unusual in a violent call such as this there were no witnesses to the act except the victim As I approached the victim it was apparent that this was not a shooting It was in actuality a man lying in the water filled gutter stabbed through the breastbone He lay on his stomach with his head turned to the right He had a punctured heart After perhaps 30 seconds of a field assessment I saw a man with an extremely light pulse the slightest of breathing and a blood pressure of 400 The intruding knife used was no larger than a small blade pocketknife one-quarter inch at its breath It was similar in size to the knife that my father carried religiously in his pants pocket The signs I noted in my evaluation coupled with the knowledge of other signals pointed to one thing pericardial tamponade This type of injury is usually fatal Already the man had lain in the street far too long approximately 30 minutes without adequate oxygen I applied a sophisticated piece of equipment to him Military Anti-Shock Trousers MAST This magic
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