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How EMS can avoid misinterpretation by engaging with family members

- 04/14/2015

Act, react, adapt and overcome. And be careful what you say. I think that is the lesson coming out of this news story where the words of the EMS provider may have been misinterpreted by the ...


Heathrow Airport bike medic highlights success of cardiac arrest responses

- 04/07/2015

A member of London Heathrow Airport's Cycle Response Paramedic program describes what it's like to be a bike medic at the airport, and the types of calls he often responds to.


NJ responders save two people from heart attacks on same day

- 04/05/2015

By John Mooney TAPinto.net SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — The Scotch Plains Police Department and Scotch Plains Rescue Squad saved two heart attack victims on the same day on Thursday, March ...


Tokyo FD considers paying bystanders to give first aid

- 04/04/2015

By Tomohiro Osaki Japan Times TOKYO — In what is expected to be a first in Japan, the Metropolitan Fire Department may offer financial aid to people who administer first aid to accident ...


High school EMT students revive man in cardiac arrest

- 03/30/2015

By Marylouise Sholly Lebanon Daily News MYERSTOWN, Pa. — Students of Elco's emergency medical technician program got a lesson they won't soon forget when they were involved ...


Learn CPR with a 2-liter soda bottle

- 03/24/2015

The basics of cardiac arrest response are demonstrated with LEGO people and a 2-liter soda bottle in this short training video.


For Va. man DNR tattoo underscores end-of-life desires

- 03/22/2015

By Elizabeth Simpson The Virginian-Pilot PORTSMOUTH, Va. —J. Brewer Moore has planning in his blood. He comes by it naturally, having served as Portsmouth’s city planner for ...


Cardiac arrest research dominates Eagles conference

- 03/17/2015

New research in cardiac arrest care and resuscitation dominated much of the conversation as medical directors from some of the largest EMS agencies in the nation gathered in Dallas to talk about ...


Medics resuscitate L.A. Marathon runner who went into cardiac arrest

- 03/17/2015

By Brenda Gazzar Daily News LOS ANGELES — A 61-year-old male runner went into cardiac arrest at the 30th annual ASICS L.A. Marathon on Sunday and was taken to the hospital in critical ...


ZOLL ResQCPR system receives premarket approval from FDA

- 03/11/2015

CHELMSFORD, Mass. — The ZOLL® ResQCPR™ System has been granted premarket approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market and begin U.S. distribution of the CPR ...


Pit crew cardiac arrest resuscitation training

- 03/11/2015

The Lee County Pit Crew Model performs a mock resuscitation with advice and checklists


FDA approves new cardiac arrest device developed in Minn.

- 03/11/2015

By Joe Carlson Star Tribune MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — A novel device developed in Minnesota to dramatically improve heart-attack patients’ survival rates has been approved for sale ...


BASE jumper dies after parachute fails to open

- 03/11/2015

The Times-News TWIN FALLS, Idaho — A BASE jumper died Monday when his parachute failed to open during a jump from the Perrine Bridge. Bryan Turner, 32, of Vancouver, British Columbia, ...


Ind. paramedics equipped with portable ultrasound

- 03/10/2015

Carmel Fire Department is first in state to purchase 'exciting technology'


Ind. paramedics equipped with portable ultrasound

- 03/10/2015

By Drew Smith The Indy Channel CARMEL, Ind. — Paramedics and EMTs in Carmel will become the first in Indiana to use a unique, new tool. The Carmel Fire Department will start using ...


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