Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 22:11:52 UTC
U.S. government warns against travel to Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:24:06 UTC
There's no evidence that putting more paramedics on the street provides better pre-hospital care, and it may worsen it.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:22:37 UTC
The 12-day trial ended with the medic convicted of one count of rape and four counts of sex abuse.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:00:33 UTC
The five-year deal gives Chicago medics and firefighters an 11 percent raise plus back pay.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:32:26 UTC
The 'miracle pill' costs $84,000 for a 12-week treatment.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:15:44 UTC
Fire and EMS Director Brad Owens: 'It's a positive step and a progressive direction for Prince George County.'
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:50:07 UTC
At least 100 ambulances have been sent to the area where 70 homes were buried and 158 more were hit.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:45:43 UTC
The victims ignored safety warnings and drowned Wednesday due to a combination of high winds and strong current.
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:35:21 UTC
Obese patients have an increased pulmonary blood volume that can make ventilation difficult, but there are techniques that can help
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:16:23 UTC
No matter where you or your patient are, there are some key techniques that can increase the likelihood of “first pass” success rates
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 10:50:59 UTC
'Hangover' actor Ken Jeong stars in a CPR clip, and footage of a collision shows neither an ambulance nor a woman at a stop sign slowing down
Posted on Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:42:49 UTC
Hands-on practice of assessment and treatment skills is essential for the initial and ongoing training of EMTs and paramedics. But hands-on practice is often constrained by limited time and instructional resources. Here’s how to make the most of your time and available instructors for hands-on practice, simulation and competency checks. 1. Organize stations with the necessary and functional equipment ...
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 12:53:33 UTC
More than 2,500 Ground Zero responders are seeking compensation for cancer, up from 1,140 cases reported last year
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:54:19 UTC
He was honored by the Department of Defense for helping to assemble medical supplies for the N.C. Army National Guard to use for training
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:22:08 UTC
The biker was pinned under the tire of the ambulance and died on arrival at a local hospital
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:08:05 UTC
Demand is up with increases in the elderly population, and the industry needs more training programs for students, they say
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:53:18 UTC
His family sued the charity, similar to Make a Wish, after the terminally ill 14-year-old bit off his tongue, broke both legs, and later died in intensive care
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:41:30 UTC
Hospital staff told the contagious patient to stay in a Calif. motel room where they would deliver medication, but he left
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:27:48 UTC
The dad and Army sergeant was killed at the scene of the emergency landing and his 9-year-old daughter died in the hospital after they were hit by debris
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014 10:19:39 UTC
Some experts say organizations like the American Diabetes Association should produce guidelines on the optimal placement and general shape of tattoos so EMS knows where to look