REV Ambulance Group to showcase vehicles, idling technology

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:05:47 UTC
Stealth Power idling technology reduces environmental impact compared to traditional engine idling.

Aladtec to demonstrate online scheduling, management software

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:03:32 UTC
The software improves efficiency, reduces human error and streamlines processes at EMS agencies.

Official: SC school shooter killed father before rampage

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:42:27 UTC
One of the students was shot in the leg and the other in the foot when a teenager opened fire at the school, after shooting his father.

Ark. EMS agency to receive body armor

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:35:18 UTC
Officials said recent mass shootings spurred the decision to purchase 275 vests.

Congress overrides president's veto of 9/11 legislation

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 18:12:47 UTC
The legislation gives victims' families the right to sue in U.S. court for any role that elements of the Saudi government may have played in the 2001 attacks.

Paladin launches 10K lumens case light, kit

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:51:36 UTC
The light comes with a 30-inch extension pole and can run off rechargeable batteries or DC power.

Blauer releases pathogen-resistant parka

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:40:07 UTC
The parka comes in high visibility and dark navy with multiple external pockets.

CPR rates double after Korean EMS adds dispatcher phone

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:15:05 UTC
The total bystander CPR rate increased from 30.9 percent in the first quarter of 2012 to 55.7 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014.

Pa. school district upgrades ambulance services

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 16:52:22 UTC
The district has decided to place paramedics and EMTs on sidelines for football games with an ambulance stationed nearby.

Mo. EMS agency completes new standardized ambulance fleet

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:58:09 UTC
The agency is able to reduce fleet maintenance costs by only having to stock parts for one type of vehicle.

Deadly opioid overwhelms Ohio first responders

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 15:26:23 UTC
Carfentanil, an elephant sedative, is a hundred times stronger than fentanyl and much stronger than heroin. (NPR Photo)

Is draw-up epinephrine the new norm for EMTs, EMRs?

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:59:03 UTC
Let us know what your EMS agency is doing to combat the EpiPen price hike.

Roundtable: Experts discuss key findings from the State of EMS 2016 report

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:36:14 UTC
A panel of EMS leaders shares their top surprises, concerns and suggestions on how other leaders can apply the State of EMS findings to improve their agencies.

How to start an EMS naloxone distribution program

Posted on Wed, 28 Sep 2016 13:15:50 UTC
Guilford County EMS partners with the N.C. Harm Reduction Coalition to distribute naloxone to patients who refuse transport after an overdose.

Medical changes that could prevent brain damage in infants

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 23:37:56 UTC
To effectively manage jaundice and detect hyperbilirubinemia in newborn babies, healthcare policies are in urgent need of change.

Mich. Gov. OK's extending benefits to first responders' survivors

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 22:35:54 UTC
Survivors of fallen first responders currently can get a one-time $25,000 payment.

SC twins honored for helping mom deliver baby at home

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:14:21 UTC
The two teens followed the dispatcher's instructions in aiding their mother until paramedics arrived on the scene.

New SD ambulance service to specialize in non-emergency calls

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:06:03 UTC
The business offers inter-facility transfers for Aberdeen and the surrounding area.

Ark. paramedics form tactical EMS team for SWAT

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:53:27 UTC
The TEMS team is familiar with the types of emergencies the SWAT team responds to, allowing them to respond more quickly to those situations.

Flashcards: Medical abbreviations for EMTs

Posted on Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:00:00 UTC
New to EMS? Here are some flashcards to make learning medical abbreviations easier.