EMSA medics worked for 20 minutes to revive a colleague having a heart attack stemming from a massive a coronary artery blockage
MUSTANG, Okla. — Paramedics revived one of their own when EMSA medic Jim McClung, 48, began having chest pains and raced to the Mustang Fire Department, less than a mile from his home.
The Emporia Gazette
EMPORIA, Kan. — On Nov. 25, Jason Steinhoff experienced his worst nightmare while driving an 18 wheeler cross country: severe chest pain.
He remembers feeling ...
The Associated Press
BILLINGS, Mont. — An Alabama man died on a commercial flight from Atlanta to Seattle and the airplane was diverted to Billings Logan International Airport.
By Chris Buckley
The Valley Independent
MONESSEN, Pa. — For more than three decades, Ken Prunty served as an emergency responder.
The longtime paramedic was doing what he had dedicated ...
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — A firefighter who suffered a heart attack while rescuing an elderly man is expected to survive.
MassLive.com reported that Lt. Brian Tredo, with the Springfield ...
SPARTANBURG, S.C. — A firefighter died after suffering a heart attack in the bunkroom of a firehouse Saturday morning.
The U.S. Fire Administration reported that firefighter-medic Kellen ...
By Randi Rossmann
The Press Democrat
FORESTVILLE, Calif. — With his father slumped unconscious and not breathing on the kitchen floor, 13-year-old Lewis Griffith of Forestville announced ...
By Beth Reese Cravey
The Florida Times-Union
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — An electric shock from an automated external defibrillator could have restarted Andrew Cohn’s heart, which stopped ...
By Julie Wootton
TWIN FALLS, Idaho — Marjie Atkins taught cardiopulmonary resuscitation for years, but she never expected to use it.
That changed Sept. 18 during a ...
Detroit Free Press
DETROIT — When a 94-year-old airplane passenger began to shudder with a deadly heart episode in the sky over Milwaukee, two Henry Ford Cardiac Rehabilitation workers ...
By Andrea Salazar
LEON COUNTY, Texas — A Leon County paramedic, who died of an apparent heart attack while on duty, had been eagerly awaiting the arrival of his first grandchild.
KALKASKA, Mich. — Coldsprings-Excelsior Fire Rescue Department Asst. Fire Chief William Wiita, 47, was found dead in his home Sept. 8 about three hours after responding to a medical run.
When Layne Seger had a massive heart attack on the way to the hospital, her daughter pulled over and called 911; EMS was luckily minutes away
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — An off-duty EMT and two nurses sprang to action when a 65-year-old man went into cardiac arrest on the Virginia Beach boardwalk on Friday.
“I turned around ...
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The Research Review
Multiple studies look at the pre-hospital use of amiodarone, how it relates to ROSC, and if it should be...