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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles

He tried to hit a female paramedic in the face but missed and hit her arm after his vehicle got stuck on a levee ...
The physical injuries have healed, but the emotional pain of being attacked by a patient impacts a Maine paramedic every day ...
At one point he said he was going to kill the medic, swung at him, and kicked him ...
Guest Kip Tietsort explores the importance of training EMS providers to use critical thinking skills to handle a violent patient situation ...
The medic suffered a swollen lip after the man hit him in the mouth following a transport to a hospital ...
This Fire-Rescue Med conference presentation highlights ways to improve situational awareness and better react to an ambush ...
Police served him with an arrest warrant at his apartment for grabbing an EMS crew member by the throat in 2012 ...
She was being transferred from one psychiatric facility to another when the assault occurred ...
Six men, some armed, forced them to lie on the ground and robbed them of their cell phones and wallets as they were trying to locate the address of a victim who had called for ...
He was recently arrested on a warrant for the 2013 incident ...
More than a month after the incident the alleged assailant agrees to blood testing as a condition of her release ...
The patient began repeatedly punching a medic while on the way to a hospital ...
The owner of a martial arts studio offered two classes to teach firefighters self-defense skills to better avoid injuries from combative people on the scene ...
The men threw punches at him after approaching the station gate saying one had trouble breathing; the medic met them in a garage because staff members can't bring subjects inside ...
The 27-year old man will likely be charged with aggravated assault ...
We need to be better prepared to handle violent patients and should always take legal action against assailants ...
One of the biggest problems in ensuring crew safety is a lack of empirical evidence to support policy or training changes ...
The medic was sent ahead of an ambulance; the attacker was angered by how he parked his first-response car and tried pushing him toward the highway ...
The patient bit a paramedic on the left calf and a firefighter also suffered minor injuries in the struggle ...
The woman refused and told her husband, who went to the station and the beat the medic to the point of brain damage ...