Narcan distribution is widespread. In this episode of Remember 2 Things EMS1 columnist Steve Whitehead discusses Narcan administration routes, including the importance of titrating intranasal ...
By Jeremy Gorner, Peter Nickeas, Rosemary Regina Sobol
CHICAGO — By Friday afternoon, 14 people had been rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago in the previous 24 ...
A co-worker alerted management that the medic was administering dilaudid to patients that didn't need it
By Liz Collins
MINNEAPOLIS — A Twin Cities paramedic is accused of giving patients painkillers they didn’t need in order to keep the leftovers for herself.
What Happened: We regularly share news about medics caught stealing narcotics from their agency, patients, hospitals or other facilities that store and distribute narcotics. This week was no ...
By Cole Zercoe
In 2009, a young resident of Quincy, (Mass.) overdosed in his mother's home. It was the result of a tragic downward spiral that began with a dependency on prescription pain ...
Generic Name: ketamine (multiple generics available)
Common Brand Name: Ketalar® (Par Pharmaceutical Companies – U.S.)
Class: general anesthetic
Treatment uses of Ketamine
Dr. Corey Slovis at Vanderbilt emergency medicine talks about how to treat anaphylaxis with epinephrine, ways to suppliment epinephrine, and how to administer intravenous epinephrine.
By Elliott Jones
Treasure Coast Newspapers
GIFFORD, Fla. — An autopsy has confirmed that a man who was “tripping” and “acting crazy” outside a home on June 16 ...
By Paulina Pineda
The Dallas Morning News
TERRELL, Texas — A 42-year-old man believed to be on drugs died Sunday morning while being transported to a hospital in Terrell, police said.
Daily Hampshire Gazette
SOUTHAMPTON, Mass. — The state gave the Southampton Fire Department approval to restart its paramedic-level ambulance services after an inspection Friday.
By Lisa Cornwell
The Associated Press
CINCINNATI — Investigators probing a crash involving a van and a train that killed an adult passenger and injured 9 children and the van's ...
By Tom Hays
The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Ignoring the police officers standing down the block and the disingenuous fine print on the foil packet peeking out of his front pocket ...
BOSTON — A former paramedic has pleaded guilty to stealing medications intended to be used by emergency care patients, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office. ...
By Paul Feely
New Hampshire Union Leader
MANCHESTER, N.H. — Gov. Maggie Hassan has declined a request from Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas that she declare a public health state of emergency ...
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