Emergency Medical Services

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Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals are trained to recognize, assess and manage medical emergencies of acutely ill or injured patients. They are usually dispatched by a 911 emergency call. a patient's life often depends on the competency and skill of the EMS personnel, as they are usually the first assistance to arrive in a medical emergency. They give immediate care to the patient and then transport the sick or injured patient to medical facilities. There are four levels of ems personnel in Texas.