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Q: Helping auto accident victims ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Helping auto accident victims
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: kelseyd-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 09 Sep 2006 20:07 PDT
Expires: 09 Oct 2006 20:07 PDT
Question ID: 763820
In California, when an auto accident involves an injured victim who's life is in
danger, should the police provide emergency medical care while waiting
for an ambulance? For example, if a limb is lost and the patient is
bleeding profusely, should the police do something, like apply a
tourniquet, to prevent the patient from "bleeding out"? What if they
don't? Thank you.

Request for Question Clarification by czh-ga on 13 Sep 2006 15:09 PDT
Hello kelseyd-ga,

It sounds like this is either a homework question asking about a
theoretical situation. Alternately, you might be asking about a
specific situation where the police didn't perform as you expected and
you're hoping to find information about what police officers are
required to do as a matter of law and policy. Please tell me more
about the information you're looking for? Thanks.

~ czh ~
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