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Former Iowa fire chief dies of heart attack

- 02/01/2016

DUBUQUE, Iowa — A former fire chief died of an apparent heart attack Sunday morning. reported that Tom Hancock, 67, formerly with the Epworth Fire Department, spent eight ...

DC dispatcher sends BLS ambulance instead of an ALS unit for a cardiac arrest patient

- 01/21/2016

WASHINGTON — A dispatcher's decision to send a BLS unit to a call for a man down instead of an ALS unit is being questioned. FOX 5 reported police found a man on the street who was ...

Researcher: Is BLS better than ALS?

- 11/13/2015

Prachi Sanghavi, a PhD candidate in Health Policy, discusses research on “Is doing more, doing better? Basic versus advanced life support ambulances for medical emergencies.” Read more ...

Emergency medicine physicians focus on EMS issues and products at annual meeting

- 11/12/2015

By Mark Liao The 2015 American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) Scientific Assembly attracted thousands of emergency medicine physicians and practitioners from around the globe. This ...

Fentanyl removed from Illinois region ambulances

- 10/27/2015

By Tobias Wall Belleville News-Democrat BELLEVILLE, Ill. — A state regulator has ordered the removal of the powerful painkiller fentanyl from all ambulances in the region amid a local ...

AHA CPR guidelines: What the 2015 ACLS updates mean for EMS providers

- 10/26/2015

The 2015 American Heart Association (AHA) Guidelines Update for Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and Emergency Cardiovascular Care (ECC) is a science-based document that requires thousands ...

Inside EMS Podcast: AHA CPR guidelines, what's missing?

- 10/16/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the two biggest news ...

Quick Clip: Is BLS care better than ALS care?

- 10/16/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson talk about a new research suggesting ...

Study cannot determine whether ALS is better than BLS

- 10/14/2015

The debate about the impact of paramedics on patient outcomes has been around since the beginning. I remember how advanced life support was resented by the BLS crews; certainly the research surrounding ...

Study: BLS patients have higher rates of survival than ALS ones

- 10/14/2015

CHICAGO — Patients suffering cardiac arrest, stroke or other life-threatening emergencies have better rates of survival if treated and transported to the hospital on a BLS ambulance rather ...

Firefighter investigated for EMS test cheating ring

- 10/07/2015

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — An alleged cheating ring is under investigation after sources say a website made by a firefighter includes a collection of certification test questions. ...

Fla. FF/paramedics will likely get permission to practice ALS

- 09/09/2015

By Greg Stanley Naples Daily News NAPLES, Fla. — At long last, Big Corkscrew firefighters are expected to get the greenlight Tuesday to practice advanced life support. If Collier ...

Pa. volunteer fire department gets ALS license

- 08/21/2015

By Stacy Wolford The Valley Independent ROSCOE, Pa. — First responders know that when it comes to saving lives, every second counts. That passion for helping others prompted Roscoe ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Do EMS volunteers have too many educational restraints?

- 04/17/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a question from listener ...

Inside EMS Podcast: What can a medic do that an EMT can’t on scene?

- 03/20/2015

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson bring on guest and EMS1 columnist ...

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