EMS News Reports

News Reports

Laptop-based ePCRs: Downsides you should know  - 

Steve Whitehead points out a couple of important tips for those who use an ePCR laptop as part of their patient care reporting in this edition of Remember Two Things.


LA budget chief raises bankruptcy concern without layoffs  - 

Offering a dire warning about potential bankruptcy, Los Angeles City Administrative Officer Miguel Santana said Friday the city will need to raise taxes, clamp down on employee pay and consider ...


The Star of Strife  - 

The NREMT announced a new, easier exam, and a Wyo. town is preparing ...


Mich. ambulances agree to cross boundaries for cardiac arrests  - 

In a Mich. county, three ambulance companies have agreed to major changes in how they respond to cardiac arrests after a Target 8 investigation raised questions about the handling of a recent ...


LA mayor to chief: Stop withholding response data  - 

A day after the Los Angeles Fire Department declared it would stop releasing basic information to the public and media about many of its emergency calls, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa ordered the ...


Cop accused of stabbing Va. responders faces more charges  - 

A Virginia Beach police officer accused of attacking two firefighters at the scene of a car crash is facing more charges. Bradley Colas was previously charged with two counts of malicious wounding ...


EMS student, patient killed in Ohio ambulance crash  - 

An ambulance rear-ended a flatbed truck carrying lumber near an Ohio hospital Wednesday, killing the ambulance driver and the patient, who was being taken to a doctor's appointment, authorities said.


Product coverage from EMS Today 2012  - 

EMS Today 2012 in Baltimore this past weekend was an astounding event. Several new products were introduced here for the first time anywhere and have enormous potential. ...


Medics, police join forces in 'booze response units' in UK  - 

Paramedics and police have joined forces to provide rapid response for alcohol-fuelled revellers ...


Technology predicts EMS run locations in Mich.  - 

Thousands and thousands of emergency calls come into the control center at Life EMS in Grand Rapids. The results are then mapped out for the dispatchers and used to predict the future. Ambulances ...





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Thursday, September 3, 2015

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Sticking to the basics

You are asked to respond to a park for an infant in respiratory arrest; did you get the diagnosis right? ...