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Quick Clip: Should EMS stop transporting cardiac arrest patients?

- 09/11/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the EMS1 column “Should ...


Should EMS stop prolonging death?

- 09/09/2014

It’s a hard truth, but all of us are going to die; every one of us. A few of us will die peacefully. Less than one in five of us will die in our homes. Most of us will find our way into ...


5 sealed underground in collapsed Bosnian mine

- 09/05/2014

The Associated Press ZENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina — One by one, rescue workers pulled 29 miners out of a trouble-plagued coalmine Friday after it had collapsed a day earlier in central ...


5 dead in Colo. plane crash

- 09/02/2014

The Associated Press ERIE, Colo. — A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died. NTSB ...


LODD: S.C. EMT dies in ambulance after patient transport

- 05/22/2014

DARLINGTON, S.C. — Friends family and colleagues are mourning the death of Chesterfield EMS FirstHealth ambulance service Steve Phillips, 50, of Monroe, N.C., who died Tuesday after dropping ...


Coroner investigating death of S.C. EMS worker

- 05/21/2014

DARLINGTON, S.C. — The Darlington County coroner is investigating the death of an EMS worker who died in the back of an ambulance after transporting a patient. The workers partner attempted ...


Wis. medic dies after battle with colon cancer

- 05/02/2014

The department is mourning the loss of Denise Waterman, an engineer and paramedic for 16 years


Wis. medic dies after battle with colon cancer

- 05/02/2014

WEAU.com EAU CLAIRE, Wis. — It is a difficult day for the Eau Claire Fire Department, as it has lost one of its own. The department is mourning the loss of friend and colleague, Denise ...


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 ...


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