BEDFORD, Mass. — An off-duty EMT rescued a woman found at the bottom of a hotel pool Sunday night.
He was a guest at the DoubleTree Boston-Bedford Glen hotel, when he saw her around ...
By Cristofer Gutierrez
I'm an AEMT and a full-time Pre-Med Student (minor in Sociology). The night before, I gave a speech and was part of a panel for self-harm (self-mutilation and suicide).
By Dana McDonald
It was Thanksgiving, and I had chosen to do my ER clinical for EMT-B school that day. Don't ask me why. I guess I figured, if I was going to pursue a career in EMS I ...
By Leland Lee
It was a foggy morning when I left early for work; a non-duty day working a second job.
The commute was 45 minutes up a foggy four-lane river road. The news was alerting ...
By Ed Tapanes
It was about 8:20 a.m., three days after Christmas. I had just finished my last shift of the week and had jumped onto the turnpike to get home and get some much needed sleep. ...
By Amanda Posey
I am a volunteer first responder who just completed my EMT basic class at Aiken Technical College.
My best off-duty save happened the day we graduated. I was en route to ...
By Michael Ellis
It was 1996.
My wife and I, and our two kids, were traveling to visit her parents in Texas for Christmas from Phoenix. I was a medic in a level one trauma center in Phoenix, ...
It's National Emergency Medical Services Week. This year's theme of "EMS: Dedicated. For Life." had me thinking about what we do to protect the health of our communities, and ...
I was honored to attend two retirement receptions this spring, which got me thinking: There is not enough ceremony and celebration in EMS.
The first ceremony I attended was for Captain Kathy ...
By Ryan D. Wilson
Clay Center Dispatch
CLAY CENTER, Kan. — Providing Emergency Medical Service through the county’s ambulance department takes a team of not just emergency medical ...
By Tom McLaughlin
Northwest Florida Daily News
FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. — Superman’s cape is an apron, and he isn’t a mild mannered reporter – he’s a server ...
Many years ago, I was heading off to work. It was early in the morning, the time where the last vestiges of night are giving way to the break of day.
As I turned onto the main thoroughfare ...
NEW YORK — FDNY unveiled its citywide poster celebrating national EMS Week, which begins on Sunday, May 18.
This year’s theme is “Dedicated. For life.” And the ...
Updated Jan. 5, 2015
What were you doing in May of 1974?
Some of our more senior readers might have already entered the EMS profession, inspired by the popular TV show Emergency!, which ...
Los Angeles Daily News
SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — Softball player Terry Backman had thrown a four-pitch inning last summer before dropping from a heart attack in the bottom of the dugout. ...
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Lack of training, confusing policy, and bystander conflict make halting or continuing resuscitation nearly...