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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles


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EMS Assaults & Self Defense Articles

The female paramedic maintained her professionalism and was physically unharmed despite having to stop the ambulance twice due to the patient’s behavior ...
The man kicked and screamed in the back of a patrol car, so EMS was called out to evaluate him ...
Firefighters tackled the nearly naked man and police used a Taser to stun him; he was hospitalized in critical condition ...
The driver of a crashed truck, who has mixed-martial arts training, was arrested after assaulting emergency responders ...
He kicked a man unconscious who was repeatedly stabbing another man on the street; he then restrained the attacker until police arrived ...
The county EMS service uses situational awareness training and self-defense stances to help providers react to a violent situation ...
He is in stable condition after being punched by a patient, falling backward and hitting his head ...
He hurried to de-escalate the situation and talked to agitated man until police arrived ...
Crews were retrieving a 92-year-old man with chest pain, and returned to find him and a girl kissing on a stretcher ...
He was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries and is working with detectives investigating the attack ...
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 ...