EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive a coronary artery blockage
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
By Linda Trischitta
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. — A colleague calls Pompano Beach Firefighter/Paramedic Marc Piper one of the "shamans" of Fire Rescue Station 52, but ...
By Danae King
The Lima News
LIMA, Ohio — Care for cardiac arrest is just a heartbeat, or a short drive, away.
St. Rita’s Medical Center recently began performing a new procedure ...
"Medicines will be well used when the doctor understands their nature, what man is, what life is, and what constitution and health are. Know these well and you will know their opposites; ...
By Chris Buckley
The Valley Independent
MONESSEN, Pa. — For more than three decades, Ken Prunty served as an emergency responder.
The longtime paramedic was doing what he had dedicated ...
NEWFOUNDLAND, Canada — Gander Flyers goalie Patrick O’Brien, who also works as a paramedic, revived a fan who went into cardiac arrest before Sunday’s game against the Corner ...
Research shows dispatcher-assisted CPR increases chance of surviving sudden cardiac arrest
PHOENIX, Ariz. — The chances of surviving a heart attack are best if you live in Arizona, according to a three-year study that credits a higher number of dispatchers giving CPR instructions ...
UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. — A fire marshal died of cardiac arrest Thursday night.
Several hours after responding to a medical call, Samir “Sam” Ashmar, 51, was found in cardiac ...
A boy, 4, applies pads and delivery shock after only 10 minutes of instruction
The 2-year-old was rushed to the hospital after the JetBlue plane was given priority landing in Boston
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While tactical medical teams are helpful, the medics on the scene are often the ones who happened to be on...