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DC lieutenant retires with no disciplinary action for not helping dying man

- 04/15/2014

She will skirt charges because the retirement board OK'd her request before the trial board determined a punishment for not helping aiding a man who suffered a heart attack across from her fire house


DC lieutenant retires without facing disciplinary action

- 04/15/2014

WASHINGTON — A D.C. fire lieutenant accused of not helping an elderly man who was dying across from her firehouse has retired without facing disciplinary action. WUSA9 reported that ...


How do paramedics get over the guilt of failed rescue after patients pass away?

- 04/14/2014

I've been an EMT for nearly 10 years and I have unfortunately had people die in my arms, but the answer to your question greatly depends on the situation. For example an 80-year-old person ...


Lawsuit: Woman frozen alive in L.A. hospital died trying to escape

- 04/04/2014

The 80-year-old woman was pronounced dead from a heart attack; morticians later found her body face down with bruises and determined she woke up and injured herself trying to escape


Lawsuit: Woman frozen alive in L.A. hospital died trying to escape

- 04/04/2014

By Victoria Kim Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — The family of an 80-year-old woman is suing a Boyle Heights hospital after a pathologist determined that she was "frozen alive," ...


NY EMT, police officer dies from cardiac arrest

- 04/03/2014

OXFORD, N.Y. — A 33-year-old EMT and police officer died suddenly on Monday after suffering a pulmonary embolism and cardiac arrest. Ed Ulfik worked as a medic for Chenango Ambulance ...


Death toll in Washington mudslide rises to 30

- 04/03/2014

The Associated Press EVERETT, Wash. — As medical examiners painstakingly piece together the identities and lives of the 30 people known killed when a mudslide wiped out a small Washington ...


Medic talks about losing a patient

- 03/25/2014

EMS1 columnist Michael Morse shares a short story about two calls, one week apart, involving college students


What do EMTs know about dying that non-responders don't?

- 03/18/2014

I don't think being an EMT in itself necessarily gives someone any insight into death and dying, it merely exposes one to it, and to the experience of trying to delay in another that fate ...


The connection of letting go

- 03/10/2014

He’s looking at me. Eyes that have seen twice the years that mine have bore into mine — trusting me, hoping that I am capable, that I take my craft seriously, that I am competent.> His ...


Texas medic dies unexpectedly at home

- 02/18/2014

SSNews HOPKINS COUNTY, Texas — Hopkins County EMS paramedic and field training officer Bill Nixon unexpectedly died from natural causes Saturday night while at home with his family. Nixon ...


Medic, 19, memorialized at funeral after sudden death

- 01/31/2014

By Brandon Shulleeta and Mark Bowes Richmond Times-Dispatch CHESTERFIELD, Va. A 19-year-old volunteer firefighter who died suddenly was memorialized by a Chesterfield County Fire and EMS ...


Va. medic, 19, dies unexpectedly from heart complications

- 01/28/2014

The community is mourning the death of Jordan Kuzik; he received an award for cardiac arrest treament seven months after graduating and was set to marry his high school sweetheart in May


Va. medic, 19, dies unexpectedly from heart complications

- 01/28/2014

CHESTERFIELD, Va. — The Chesterfield community is mourning the sudden loss of 19-year-old Jordan Kuzik, a Chesterfield paramedic and son of a Chesterfield County Police sergeant. Jordan ...


Fla. medic dies from H1N1 complications

- 01/08/2014

SANTA ROSA, Fla. — A Florida paramedic died Sunday night after being sick for about two weeks with the H1N1 flu virus. Rodney Gajewski, a medic with Lifeguard Ambulance, had just finished ...


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