Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:57:59 UTC
EMS director: “This is the worst devastation I have ever witnessed.”
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 21:51:42 UTC
Officials have had to hire dozens of additional dispatchers since at any given time, almost half of the city's dispatchers are on federal medical leave.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:34:38 UTC
Our co-hosts discuss how one program is teaching paramedics how to deal and empathize with dementia patients by using virtual training.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:22:26 UTC
A two-pack of the Narcan nasal spray sells for about $150, which includes a counseling session on how to recognize the signs of an overdose and how to use the product.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 20:13:00 UTC
A $2.5 million department budget will allow the city to hire on 20 new EMTs and replace 10 ambulances.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:11:35 UTC
The 14-year-old recognized his father was ill, so he dialed 911, laid him on the ground and performed CPR.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:54:06 UTC
The paramedic said he sings for patients while transporting them in the ambulance
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:13:24 UTC
The woman’s husband followed dispatcher instructions while they waited for paramedics to arrive. (SCCAD Photo)
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:07:01 UTC
Your partner seems to be struggling both on and off duty; did you make the right call?
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:55:16 UTC
Your partner is regularly late to work, has been disciplined for poor attendance and increasingly seems aloof.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:42:11 UTC
Improving ePCR systems make it easier to capture, share, monitor and analyze big data for better local and national patient care.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:34:00 UTC
The video is making the rounds on social media, renewing the discussion about the region's heroin epidemic and the community's response.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:24:19 UTC
The boy was taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Posted on Thu, 20 Oct 2016 13:18:20 UTC
A medical student began chest compressions and a cardiac nurse getting off shift was alerted by her phone and assisted until paramedics arrived.
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 18:33:26 UTC
EMRs are also unable to start intravenous lines or administer nitroglycerin or glycogen
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:26:37 UTC
Carfentanil is 10,000 times more powerful than morphine, and a 100 times more potent than fentanyl.
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:26:23 UTC
Test your knowledge of the highest-selling and most commonly prescribed to patients with chronic illness and disease.
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:48:10 UTC
First responders arrived on scene after an elderly man fell on his property while doing yard work. (Facebook Photo)
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:09:30 UTC
ICS, communications and pre-staging EMS personnel and equipment were critical components of the presidential candidate debate at Washington University.
Posted on Wed, 19 Oct 2016 15:37:25 UTC
Once you experience your aha moment, it’s just the first step towards fulfilling your career ambitions.