OMAHA, Neb. — A ZOLL sales representative, Robert Green, helped save a woman’s life using the equipment he carries to client appointments.
Green, a senior territory manager, was ...
By Erin Mathews
The Salina Journal, Kan.
SALINA, Kan. — If there is such a thing as a good place to have a heart attack, Salina is becoming that place.
Since Jan. 1, when Salina ...
By EMS1 Staff
MOLINE, Ill. — UnityPoint Health – Trinity has been awarded a $105,200 grant from the American Heart Association as part of “Mission: Lifeline”, a community-based ...
Six personnel from Maplewood FD are on leave after granting request of woman's husband and power of attorney to halt resuscitation
By Sarah Horner
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — The decision by Maplewood paramedics to stop resuscitation efforts on a dying woman Aug. 7 at the request of her husband was at the ...
The Associated Press
NEW HOLLAND, Pa. — A deflating hot air balloon struck overhead electrical wires after landing in a Pennsylvania field, shocking three people including one who was ...
EMS1 Columnist Steve Whitehead goes over the importance of getting a geriatric patient's history of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and diabetes when treating a cardiac event
On March 25, 2000, Louis Acompora of Long Island played his first game for Northport High School’s freshman lacrosse team.
Acompora, the team’s goaltender, wore the requisite extra ...
Idea for applying pressure to center of the chest came while observing his colleagues develop the defibrillator at Johns Hopkins University
By Howard Cohen
MIAMI — Modern medicine was “going to the dogs” when Dr. James Jude, a young resident at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the ...
By Keith Upchurch
DURHAM, N.C. — A woman was jogging with her fiancé in Durham when he collapsed from a heart attack, but she administered CPR and revived him.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Researchers examine how EMTs and paramedics assess and manage the type of emergency calls that can determine whether a person’s end-of-life wishes are upheld. Because ...
Nicholas Hemingway, 23, was honored during funeral services Thursday; he went into cardiac arrest at the fire house at the end of his shift
BALTIMORE — Friends, family and fellow member of the Baltimore City Fire Department gathered Thursday to lay to rest a paramedic who died after collapsing at the fire ...
MINNEAPOLIS — LifeAfterSCA.org is a new website to help sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) survivors overcome the new challenges they face.
The website provides survivors and their families ...
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Understanding the three types of airway management errors can help EMS providers select the optimal...