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EMS Today Quick Take: How to improve CPR survival rates

- 03/02/2015

Dr. Sabina Braithwaite and Dr. Paul Hinchey co-presented the effectiveness of different interventions for improving cardiac arrest patient outcomes at EMS Today in Baltimore, Md. They also discussed ...


Israeli medics resuscitate marathoner in cardiac arrest

- 03/02/2015

By Shahar Hay ynetnews TEL AVIV, Israel — The Tel Aviv Marathon was halted on Friday at approximately 10:00 am due to unseasonably hot and dry weather conditions that sent two runners ...


3 Ohio teens dead from carbon monoxide; 4th in critical condition

- 03/02/2015

All 4 children in cardiac arrest when firefighters arrived; Relative reports kids had been 'sick for days'


3 Ohio teens dead from carbon monoxide; 4th in critical condition

- 03/02/2015

By Associated Press TROY, Ohio — The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died. Thirteen-year-old Jakia Jones died on Sunday, ...


EMS Today Quick Take: Why are we giving epinephrine to cardiac arrest patients?

- 02/28/2015

Dr. Jeremey Brywczynski, from Nashville, Tenn. discussed some of the dogma related to out-of-hospital cardiac arrest resuscitation in the EMS Today new speaker forum. He specifically dug into ...


Mich. ambulance hit at intersection, 2 civilians, 1 patient die

- 02/24/2015

The vehicle driver and passenger were killed by collision; firefighter in ambulance injured


Mich. ambulance hit at intersection, 2 civilians, 1 patient die

- 02/24/2015

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — An ambulance, transporting a patient in cardiac arrest, was struck in an intersection early Tuesday morning by a car that drove through a flashing red light. The female ...


Drag racing woman rescued by dive team later dies at hospital

- 02/20/2015

Wis. rescue divers pull woman from vehicle submerged in icy river; Paramedics revived her


Drag racing woman rescued by dive team later dies at hospital

- 02/20/2015

By Jesse Garza Milwaukee Journal Sentinel MILWAUKEE — A 25-year-old woman who was pulled from a vehicle submerged in the icy Menomonee River by members of the Milwaukee Fire Department ...


Indy. EMS uses data to improve cardiac arrest outcomes

- 02/12/2015

3 years of cardiac arrest registry data is analyzed to improve patient care and to target CPR training programs


Indy. EMS uses data to improve cardiac arrest outcomes

- 02/12/2015

By Rafael Sanchez The Indy Channel INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Officials with Indianapolis Emergency Medical Services are using a database to help track heart attacks. The city’s ...


Calif. 911 call for unresponsive boy sent to Canada

- 02/10/2015

By Steven Mayer The Bakersfield Californian BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — No one wants to have to dial 911. But when we do, it seems reasonable to expect the call will be answered by a local ...


LODD: N.Y. paramedic collapsed assessing an unresponsive patient

- 02/09/2015

HAMPTON BAYS, N.Y. – While providing an emergency medical assessment to an unresponsive male patient, paramedic Ralph Oswald, 64, told his crew that he was experiencing chest pain, and ...


N.C. patient involved in ambulance collision has died

- 02/04/2015

CPR was in progress when an ambulance flipped after colliding with a pickup truck in an intersection


N.C. patient involved in ambulance collision has died

- 02/04/2015

GREENVILLE, N.C. — The patient who was inside a North Carolina ambulance that crashed on Tuesday has died. Three EMS providers were in the ambulance, some performing CPR, when the ambulance ...


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