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LODD: Texas medic goes into cardiac arrest on call

- 09/15/2014

Michael Howard, 46, was a Leon County paramedic for 22 years; he died on scene


LODD: Texas medic suffers cardiac arrest on call

- 09/15/2014

LEON COUNTY, Texas — A 46-year-old medic died in the line of duty Saturday morning after he went into cardiac arrest while responding to a call. Michael Howard worked as a Leon County ...


Quick Clip: Should EMS stop transporting cardiac arrest patients?

- 09/11/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the EMS1 column “Should ...


S.C. EMT suffers fatal heart attack during standoff

- 09/10/2014

The seasoned volunteer rescue squad member died after assisting law enforcement on the scene of a fatal shooting


S.C. rescue worker suffers fatal heart attack during standoff

- 09/10/2014

WCSC CHARLESTON, S.C. — Friends and co-workers are remembering a Charleston County employee and volunteer rescue squad member who died overnight while assisting law enforcement at Monday ...


Ariz. scavenger hunt to help form AED database

- 09/05/2014

By Kimberly Matas The Arizona Daily Star TUSCON, Ariz. — It’s all fun and games until someone’s life is saved. That’s why the Tucson Fire Department and the University ...


Medics injured in crash keep working on 8-year-old patient

- 09/02/2014

Despite injuries after their ambulance flipped when hit by a wrong-way driver, they continued working on the boy who had suffered cardiac arrest


Medics injured in crash keep working on 8-year-old patient

- 09/02/2014

WIVB BUFFALO, N.Y. — Just after midnight last Friday at Bryant and Ashland in Buffalo, a Rural Metro ambulance was struck by a wrong-way driver. The driver, 25-year-old Jeremy Parilla ...


Medics to give cardiac arrest patients a placebo in controversial trial

- 08/13/2014

The Telegraph ENGLAND — Paramedics will give patients whose heart has stopped a dummy drug as part of an 'ethically questionable' study into whether adrenalin works in resuscitation ...


Survival Story: Sudden cardiac arrest at a soccer game

- 08/07/2014

John Bertagnolli's friends assumed he fainted, until they realized he had no pulse; a friend recently trained in CPR sprang into action


Ga. naval submarine base gets AEDs

- 08/04/2014

By Gordon Jackson The Brunswick News ST. MARYS, Ga. — Defibrillation is a lifesaving pulse of electricity that can quickly restore a heart's normal rhythm -- if it can be administered ...


Off-duty medic honored for cardiac arrest save using mobile app

- 07/24/2014

By Rick Bella The Oregonian CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Scott Brawner, a firefighter-paramedic for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, received an award Monday from a neighboring fire district ...


Supreme Court rules AEDs not required in Calif. stores

- 06/24/2014

The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — The California Supreme Court has ruled that large retailers aren't required to have defibrillators on hand to help treat customers and workers ...


Clinical scenario: Resuscitation at a nursing home

- 05/22/2014

At 0700 hours just after completing shift change, you are dispatched to a skilled nursing facility in a rural part of your district for a report of a 75-year-old resident with shortness of breath. The ...


Cop medic saves bagpiper and former fire Capt., who collapsed at police memorial

- 05/16/2014

By Joel Currier The St. Louis Post-Dispatch WASHINGTON — A St. Louis County police officer was among those who helped revive a bagpiper who collapsed with heart problems Wednesday afternoon ...


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