San Francisco Fall 2007
I am not working as a paramedic these days, just moved into a related line of work that will not yield any of the stories or photos usually flung upon these pages. Ah, well. Almost went to Haiti for a month of earthquake relief work – that would have been a trove of disaster stories, but the new work schedule prevented that. Here is a second batch of memorable cases taken from working the night shift in the city.
One night we were assigned to pick up a “5150” patient, code for a person under 72-hour psychiatric hold due to the possibility of harming himself or others. (more…)