The money quote again:
EMS Dispatcher: Or are we just going to let this lady die?
Nurse: Well that’s why we called 911.
And the woman died, why because the nurse refused to do CPR stating that they called 911 and that will save her… Much like people claiming 911 will save you from your rapist or other violent attacker.
I don’t know how that nurse can sleep at night. Company policy or not, I’ll sacrifice my job if it means saving someone’s life.
I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, waiting for help isn’t a solution to your problem. In this case, waiting cost this elderly woman her life.
Barron is the owner, editor, and principal author at The Minuteman, a competitive shooter, and staff member for Boomershoot. Even in his free time he’s merging his love and knowledge of computers and technology with his love of firearms.
He has a BS in electrical engineering from Washington State University. Immediately after college he went into work on embedded software and hardware for use in critical infrastructure. This included cryptographic communications equipment as well as command and control devices that were using that communications equipment. Since then he’s worked on just about everything ranging from toys, phones, other critical infrastructure, and even desktop applications. Doing everything from hardware system design, to software architecture, to actually writing software that makes your athletic band do its thing.