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State fines Fla. medics for not responding fast enough

- 01/13/2015

By Greg Stanley Naples Daily News, Fla. NAPLES. Fla. — Collier County paramedics did not respond to an emergency alarm when an ambulance crew was late to the scene of 2012 heart attack ...

Study favoring BLS for cardiac arrest is narrow look at issue

- 12/04/2014

The long simmering debate about the efficacy of advanced life support (ALS) procedures has bubbled up again in response to the results of a recent Harvard University study that links ALS care ...

ALS for cardiac arrest linked to more deaths, study finds

- 12/04/2014

PBS Emergency treatments delivered in ambulances that offer “Advanced Life Support” for cardiac arrest may be linked to more death, comas and brain damage than those providing ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Does EMS need cameras in ambulances?

- 10/17/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a medic accused of fondling a woman ...

Quick Clip: Can more BLS free up ALS for community roles?

- 10/16/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson debate the idea of putting more BLS providers on the street in order to move ALS ...

Md. medics cut response time by 27 percent

- 10/14/2014

By Ben Weathers The Capital ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Adding ambulances and changing call and dispatch procedures have helped reduce average paramedic response times by 27 percent, according ...

Pa. township reverses decision to drop volunteer EMS as primary service

- 07/02/2014

By Jenna Ebersole Pocono Record COOLBAUGH, Pa. — Coolbaugh Township will switch back to calling Thornhurst EMS first for basic life support services, reviving hopes that the mostly ...

Can less ALS mean better BLS?

- 06/24/2014

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 ...

Pa. EMS makes case to stay open

- 06/04/2014

Jenna Ebersole Pocono Record COOLBAUGH, Pa. — Thornhurst EMS provided historical and projected financial records and operating information to Coolbaugh Township supervisors Tuesday ...

Inside EMS Podcast: Breaking down the Field EMS Bill; is ALS really that valuable?

- 05/30/2014

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 the recent story about a television ...

Remember 2 Things: What to ask yourself before ALS to BLS hand-offs

- 05/07/2014

EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead recommends considering if the patient has already had any ALS-level interventions or assessments, and the patient's potential for decompensation.

Managing a BLS airway

- 10/02/2013

This video discusses how to manage a BLS airway utilizing tools such as a bag valve mask and an oral airway.

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