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8 Fall Prevention Tips

Is there a more famous 911 call than “I have fallen and I can not get up.” (watch famous infomercial below)

Falls are a common cause for emergency calls. They also present one of the best opportunities for EMS Professionals to teach prevention tactics to patients, family, and caregivers. Eight fall prevention tips that you can use are included in a recent Everyday EMS Tips column for

What are your fall prevention tips?

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By Greg Friese

Greg Friese, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, is an author, educator, paramedic, and marathon runner.

Greg was the co-host of the award winning EMSEduCast podcast, the only podcast by and for EMS educators. Greg has written for,, Wilderness Medical Associates, JEMS Magazine, and EMS World Magazine, and the NAEMSE Educator Newsletter.