Environment | NW Life

Wilderness Medics

OPB | March 26, 2014 11:46 a.m. | Updated: March 27, 2014 4:59 p.m.

The Reach and Treat Team trains every month to take professional paramedic skills into the wild. AMR provides advanced life support in the wilderness when medics join in rescues in the snow, dangling from ropes and in rushing rivers.

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Reach and Treat Team Background
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Producer - Vince Patton
Editor/Videographer - Michael Bendixen
Photos & Video Courtesy - Robert Finke, Kerry Noland, John Waller, Tony Van Vugt & Justin Zawistowski
Aerials Courtesy - KGW-TV

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