What should families do in a medical emergency?

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Albert Saltiel, MD
Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
The first thing families should do in an emergency is dial 911 and follow the responder's directions while they wait for an ambulance. In this video, Albert Saltiel, MD, of Brandon Regional Hospital describes other steps to take in an emergency.

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