Prolonged patient offload times are an increasing challenge for EMS systems as the delta wave of COVID cases crushes emergency departments throughout the country. Unprecedented patient volumes in often understaffed EDs are causing an EMS crisis as ambulances are being tied up for extended wait times, sometimes for hours on end. EMS crew members are being told they must wait with their patients – sometimes even in their ambulances – until the ED staff is ready to accept them. Nationwide reports indicate that many EMS agencies, and individual EMS practitioners, are stressed to the breaking point.
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