Shane Clifton, 38, of the Saint Paul Fire Department said he wasn't feeling well after exercising; he was treated by his colleagues and at the hospital
By Jaime DeLage
St. Paul, Minn. — A St. Paul firefighter died of a heart attack Monday evening after collapsing at his Merriam Park firehouse, the first loss of a city ...
By Holly Herman
BERKS COUNTY, Pa. — Four Berks County emergency medical services were honored Thursday for being among the best in the country at saving the lives of people ...
Emergency crews used a sledgehammer to break into a unit for a man whose daughter called 911 after the apartment manager refused to hand over a key
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A St. Matthews woman is outraged after she said a Columbia apartment complex refused to allow her, EMS, or police inside of her father's home after she said the property ...
By Lori Caldwell
GARY, Ind. — Jerome Varlow joined the Gary Fire Departments medics Wednesday for a luncheon recognizing the work they do every day.
But it was one particular ...
BALTIMORE — An American Heart Association (AHA) study shows that heart attack patients in rural areas who call 911 receive care faster than heart attack patients who get to the hospital ...
PITTSBURGH — Paramedic Rich Jones arrived early for his shift at the West End station last Wednesday. The first thing he heard was the scanner.
“I sat down,” he recalls, ...
He arrived early for his shift, and hurried to the nearby police station after hearing heard reports over the scanner of a medical emergency
By Daniel Walmer
CARLISLE, Pa. — Juliusz Nitecki, a doctor specializing in internal medicine at Carlisle Regional Medical Center, went to Whitetail Resort in Mercersburg ...
By John Mooney
SCOTCH PLAINS, N.J. — The Scotch Plains Police Department and Scotch Plains Rescue Squad saved two heart attack victims on the same day on Thursday, March ...
Emotion-provoking videos and images educate the public about EMS responses to heart attacks as part of British Columbia’s "Imagine a World Without Paramedics" multimedia campaign
By Vickie Aldous
MEDFORD, Ore. — Gold Hill resident Larry Holm was about to take his dogs on a morning walk when he felt a tightness in his chest that worsened into a crushing ...
MURRAY, UTAH — Intermountain Medical Center staff and EMS crews from across the Salt Lake Valley are being recognized for saving the lives of heart patients within 90 minutes ...
Crews were recognized for saving the lives of heart attack patients within 90 minutes or less
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Thursday, September 3, 2015
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James J Augustine
There are many potential areas of infectious exposure for the patient and the EMS provider. An important...