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EMS responds to a fitness center where an elderly female has experienced a syncopal episode. On arrival, the staff leads a paramedic and her EMT partner to the 68-year-old female ...
Wide complex rhythms, fast and slow, should be considered ventricular until proven otherwise. ...
Here's an interesting case submitted by Stephen Moorhead of Greenville County EMS. Read the situation and decide, would you treat this patient and why? ...
By Scott M. Bruner EMS1 Product EditorRescueNet Link is the newest system offering for ZOLL's RescueNet Data Management Suite, a group of software applications that integrates EMS ...
By Matt Wilson Chattanooga Times Free Press HAMILTON COUNTY, Tenn. — New ambulance equipment can cut substantially the time it takes to treat potential heart attack patients, ...
By Scott M. Bruner EMS1.com Product EditorEach year, countless new products debut with the aim of improving EMS quality of care and capabilities, and 2009 was no different. As the ...
Paramedics trained, equipped to begin lowering a patient's body temperature in the field during resuscitation ...
By Michele Munz The St. Louis Post-Dispatch ST. LOUIS — Outfitting St. Louis ambulances with machines that save precious minutes for heart attack patients would be one of ...
Without a breath or pulse, patient was revived with therapeutic hypothermia following heart attack ...
By Crystal Gutierrez and Devon Armijo KRQE 13Albuquerque, N.M. — A city bus slammed into an SUV Saturday evening, crushing the SUV and trapping the driver for hours.Associate ...
Despite six medical stations and quick EMS response, three competitors unexpectedly perished in the race ...
The term "Fog of EMS" refers to the initial confusion that we face both in the field and in the ER when we are confronted with a new patient. We gather clues and information from a ...
By Alicia Fabbre The Chicago TribunePLAINFIELD, Ill. — Plainfield residents may not have a hospital of their own yet, but for emergency care they can stay close to home now ...
"Didn't notice any crepitus or deformities, Doc, but it sure sounded broken when I auscultated it." The Emergency Department was a little busy that day, so I suppose it was no ...
By Andrea Backhaus The Associated PressBERLIN — A doctor leading a group therapy session gave participants drugs and other substances that killed two and left 10 ...
By Margot Sanger-Katz The Concord MonitorCONCORD, N.H. — When patients are having a heart attack, the old thinking went, paramedics should get them to the nearest hospital as ...
Cardiac monitor, alert system comprised of internal implantable device the size of a standard pacemaker ...
By Martin E. Comas The Orlando Sentinel TAVARES, Fla. — Local paramedics have started giving heart-attack patients the big chill to thwart brain damage and save lives.In a ...
The Daily Mail ReporterPLYMOUTH, U.K. — A retired teacher died of a burst stomach ulcer after a paramedic told her to 'stop being such a drama queen' and failed to take her ...
By Alicia P.Q. Wittmeyer The Virginian-PilotVIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — The reeds grow thick under the Pungo Ferry Bridge, and the marsh ground underneath them is soft and soggy ...