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Calif. medics defib man on their flight

- 01/27/2015

When 70-year-old man went into cardiac arrest the medics began CPR and used an AED from the flight crew


Calif. medics defib man on their flight

- 01/27/2015

Los Angeles Times ORANGE COUNTY, Calif. — Two Orange County firefighters are being credited with saving a man's life Friday morning after they revived him midair on a flight from ...


Pediatric traumatic arrest: When to withhold or terminate resuscitation

- 01/26/2015

A coalition of physician organizations has released a policy statement on withholding or terminating resuscitation of traumatic cardiac arrest in pediatric patients. The American College of Surgeons, ...


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 ...


Firefighters save engine driver's life after collapsing at wheel

- 01/13/2015

They noticed something was wrong when the rig rolled through a light; they performed CPR and used an AED to save the driver's life


Firefighters save engine driver's life after collapsing at wheel

- 01/13/2015

SAGINAW, Mich. — A firefighter has two colleagues to thank for saving his life last week. While returning to the station after fighting a suspected arson, two firefighters noticed something ...


Calif teen revived after cardiac arrest during basketball game

- 01/09/2015

By Rick Hurd Contra Costa Times WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — A Lafayette middle school student was recovering Tuesday after a weekend basketball game nearly turned tragic when he went into ...


Ore. fire department doubles cardiac arrest survival rate

- 12/29/2014

The department implemented high-performance CPR, and began tracking data to identify a community "chain of survival" related to bystanders starting resuscitation efforts before responders arrive


Ore. fire department doubles cardiac arrest survival rate

- 12/29/2014

The Bulletin BEND, Ore. — You may have a better chance of surviving a heart attack just by living in Bend. Last year, the Bend Fire Department boasted a 43 percent survival rate among ...


Okla. paramedic has widow-maker; revived by colleagues

- 12/10/2014

EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive a coronary artery blockage


Okla. paramedic has widow-maker; revived by colleagues

- 12/10/2014

MUSTANG, Okla. — Paramedics revived one of their own when EMSA medic Jim McClung, 48, began having chest pains and raced to the Mustang Fire Department, less than a mile from his home. “By ...


Massive November snow storm claims 14th life

- 12/09/2014

Associated Press BUFFALO, N.Y. — Authorities in western New York have attributed a 14th death to last month's lake-effect storms that dumped more than 7 feet of snow on the Buffalo ...


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 ...


Fla. medic saves wife, then husband, 13 months apart

- 12/01/2014

By Linda Trischitta Sun Sentinel POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but ...


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