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Video About Medic One History

The King County Washington Medic One program is one of the top EMS systems in the country. The sudden cardiac arrest survival rate for witnessed v-fib is nearing 50%. Watch this video about the history of the program and the focus of the system on sudden cardiac arrest survival. To know where you are going it helps to understand where you have been.

Dr. Mickey Eisenberg is the current medical director of King County EMS. Read (and watch) my review of his book Resuscitate.

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.