By Samantha Madison
CARLISLE, Pa. — With a number of changes on the horizon in emergency medicine, companies are bound to run into some challenges that can make those switches ...
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled.
Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...
He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods
By Cleve R. Wootson Jr.
The Charlotte Observer
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Responding to an uptick in overdoses from heroin and other opiates, Charlotte firefighters will begin this fall carrying ...
Mansfield News Journal
MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield firefighters used Narcan to revive a woman who overdosed on heroin Thursday afternoon.
Dispatchers initially sent police and rescue ...
LUCAS COUNTY, Ohio — As the number of deaths from heroin and prescription drugs escalates in Lucas County and across Ohio, state officials have made ...
By Kirstin Kennedy
Beaver County Times
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. — A city man is facing charges after he interfered with and attempted to videotape emergency crews while they were resuscitating ...
NEW YORK — Starting July 1, all fire engines and ambulances will be equipped with intranasal Naloxone, with more than 2,000 firefighters and EMS capable of administering the heroin ...
By Karen Florin
NEW LONDON, Conn. — The area's first responder community is scrambling to put procedures in place now that emergency medical technicians are authorized to ...
By K.C. Myers
Cape Cod Times
HYANNIS, Mass. — More than two months after Gov. Deval Patrick declared opiate addiction a public health emergency and authorized police to carry the lifesaving ...
In response to a growing number of EMTS and other public safety workers carrying naloxone in response to an alarming rise in opiate use, Iron Duck released a Naloxone Kit, specifically designed ...
Opioid abuse is a major international health problem that is worsening each year, causing increased 911 call volume for opioid induced respiratory depression, altered levels of consciousness ...
Brad Flannery, a firefighter and paramedic at Weymouth Fire Department in Mass., discusses the experience of using the drug to revive heroine overdose victims.
By Jessica Reynolds
The Daily Star
ONEONTA, N.Y. — Concerned law enforcement officers, emergency medical technicians and several former drug users met at FoxCare Center in Oneonta on ...
The Associated Press
By Lauran Neergaard and Mary Clare Jalonick
WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or ...
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The Ambulance Driver's Perspective
Family members may not be allowed in the back of the rig, but when the infant you’re doing CPR on probably...