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 ...
John Bertagnolli's friends assumed he fainted, until they realized he had no pulse; a friend recently trained in CPR sprang into action
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 ...
By Rick Bella
CLACKAMAS, Ore. — Scott Brawner, a firefighter-paramedic for Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue, received an award Monday from a neighboring fire district ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Los Angeles Daily News
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Softball player Terry Backman had thrown a four-pitch inning last summer before dropping from a heart attack in the bottom of the dugout. ...
By Aimee Green
PORTLAND, Ore. — A $3 million wrongful death lawsuit accuses a 9-1-1 Spanish-language interpreter of botching the translation of an address and sending ...
Merrian-Webster Dictionary defines crowdsourcing as "the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people.”
By Adrian Rogers
SPOKANE, Wash. — On a Thursday at Riverside High School, Shelby Morgan learned CPR. That Friday, she learned how to use an automated external defibrillator, ...
An Everyday EMS Tips reader wrote, “I have been asked to present cardiac issues to an EMT-Basic refresher. I have not presented before and I wondered if you could steer me in the right ...
When Bob McCarty collapsed on the bathroom floor in cardiac arrest, his wife describes how she started CPR, hard and fast per the dispatcher’s instructions
Steve Whitehead explains how to recognize the unique symptoms of females suffering a heart attack.
The Associated Press
COLUMBUS, Ind. — Police say two paramedics and two volunteer firefighters were hurt when an ambulance carrying a dying patient crashed into a sheriff’s patrol ...