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ZOLL sales representative helps save unresponsive woman

- 08/27/2015

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 ...


2 medics still on leave after nursing home death

- 08/26/2015

MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — Two of the six fire department employees placed on administrative leave following concerns about their conduct on a recent medical call are back to work. Part-time ...


Pit crew CPR approach nearly doubles ROSC rate for Kan. department

- 08/24/2015

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 ...


Rapid Response: Medics’ suspension for stopping CPR a byproduct of bad situation

- 08/21/2015

What happened: Six Maplewood (Minn.) Fire Department medics were put on leave and subject to investigation after halting resuscitation on a 71-year-old woman at the request of her husband, who ...


Medics who stopped CPR in nursing home death show need for DNR orders

- 08/20/2015

By Jeremy Olson Star Tribune MAPLEWOOD, Minn. — A life-or-death decision by Maplewood paramedics, who stopped life support for an elderly woman at her husband’s insistence, underscores ...


Medics' decision to stop resuscitation of Minn. woman under investigation

- 08/19/2015

Six personnel from Maplewood FD are on leave after granting request of woman's husband and power of attorney to halt resuscitation


Medics' decision to stop resuscitation of Minn. woman under investigation

- 08/19/2015

By Sarah Horner Pioneer Press 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 ...


3 injured in Pa. hot air balloon accident

- 08/18/2015

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 ...


Funeral today for EMT who suffered stroke while performing CPR

- 08/17/2015

NBC News EFFORT, Pa. — A young college student working as a medic at a Pennsylvania camp for disabled people died from a series of strokes that her family says was caused by heroic efforts ...


Fla. EMS agency receives grant for CPR compressors

- 08/14/2015

By Kate Irby Bradenton Herald BRADENTON, Fla. — The AutoPulse doesn't come cheap at about $14,000 a pop, but with 855 cardiac arrest calls in Manatee County the past two years, ...


LODD: Pa. EMT, 22, suffers stroke while administering CPR

- 08/13/2015

An artery was dissected as she performed CPR on a woman in cardiac arrest, causing her to suffer a series of strokes on her brain stem


LODD: Pa. EMT, 22, suffers stroke while administering CPR

- 08/13/2015

TANNERSVILLE, Pa. — A 22-year-old EMT died after suffering a series of strokes, the first of which occurred as she was administering CPR. Samantha Agins was working Saturday as an EMT ...


Flakka killed Fla. man, autopsy shows

- 08/13/2015

By Elliott Jones Treasure Coast Newspapers GIFFORD, Fla. — An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was “tripping” and “acting crazy” outside a home on June 16 ...


CPR pioneer, Dr. James Jude, dies at 87

- 08/01/2015

Idea for applying pressure to center of the chest came while observing his colleagues develop the defibrillator at Johns Hopkins University


CPR pioneer, Dr. James Jude, dies at 87

- 08/01/2015

By Howard Cohen Miami Herald MIAMI — Modern medicine was “going to the dogs” when Dr. James Jude, a young resident at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the ...


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