I'm lucky to have found my passion so early in my adult life. As a field-care professional for over 30 years, I've been witness to a few revolutionary steps that shifted the industry.
By Fran Spielman
CHICAGO — Chicago will get a dramatic upgrade in ambulance care — and firefighters will get $32 million in back pay — under a five-year ...
By Denise M. Bonilla
LINDENHURST, N.Y. — The Village of Lindenhurst has hired a paramedic with controlled substance expertise to assist the fire department in meeting a new ...
Would you prefer a surgeon who did surgery three times a year but started on time, or one who did surgery 50 times a year but got there five minutes late, after the nurses had already prepped ...
Out of the 16 units on duty, only one was not on a call, but it was 4.5 miles away and took 13 minutes to respond
SAN FRANCISCO — When a dolphin statue fell on a 2-year-old Kayson Shelton, the San Francisco Fire Department said the closest ambulance was too far away. Shelton later died of his injuries.
By Debbie Chestnut
SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. — Shippensburg Area Emergency Medical Services is prepared for increased call volume as a result of West Shore EMS’s decision ...
COOLBAUGH, Pa. — Thornhurst EMS provided historical and projected financial records and operating information to Coolbaugh Township supervisors Tuesday ...
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By Michael Ellis
It was 1996.
My wife and I, and our two kids, were traveling to visit her parents in Texas for Christmas from Phoenix. I was a medic in a level one trauma center in Phoenix, ...
Rescue 36 and Engine 47 respond to a report of an unconscious person. The engine crew arrives to find a 68-year-old male who collapsed while mowing the grass. The firefighters confirm he has ...
EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead recommends considering if the patient has already had any ALS-level interventions or assessments, and the patient's potential for decomposition.
By Greg Stanley
The Naples Daily News
NAPLES, Fla. — A 92-year-old man sat in a nursing home bed with his head bowed, resting in a nurse's right hand.
The nurse turned as two ...