Brittany Rachelle Martinez, a 24-year-old emergency medical technician with two children, allegedly wanted her husband, a Houston firefighter, dead. According to court records, she gave a friend $1,000 to hire a hit man, provided her husband's work schedule and made sure the hit man had a photo of him. She gave instructions that the would-be killer should park a block away from her beloved's southwest Houston firehouse. "She just wanted the job done"
Trailer clusters created for a huge influx of workers in N.D. are creating a nightmare for fire and EMS services. With no addresses and no streets names, responses are no easy task. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) "It is like a war zone"
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Editorial Advisor Cities really are looking to get the most out of their contracted providers, as well as their own services. I don't think that this will change either; like the rest of the country, we have learned to do more with less. We'll expand by developing new services and taking on additional responsibilities, but we won't be turning the clock back any time soonHow things are changing
Winter time sports are a lot of fun and are a great way to get exercise. Unfortunately injuries are common and EMS providers must be ready to manage both critical and non-life threatening injuries when they occur. The number of people injured during winter sports are significant. Most common injuries you'll find
The Versatile Rocky TrailStalker Waterproof Hiking Boot
The Rocky TrailStalker Oxford is great for trail running and the Rocky TrailStalker Hiker gives additional ankle support for trekking over uncertain ground. Hiking footwear doesn't always provide the waterproof support you need with the comfort you want: the Rocky TrailStalker delivers both.
The Dual-Air from NuZone Medical is an innovative oropharyngeal airway. A set of three can replace a whole kit of Berman or Hudson style OPAs. It comes in both adult and pediatric sizes, and solves several problems with existing oral airway.Easy to size and insert
Cindy Elbert Will Make Sure You're Totally Covered
We are large enough to serve you, but small enough to care. We are an independent insurance agency. We do not work for an insurance company. We work for you. We want our customers to focus on their job of saving lives and helping their community while we do our job of making sure that you are covered.
You've Heard the Stories. Make Sure You Don't Become One.
Alcohol, drugs, and even numerous medical conditions cause violence. Your patients may have hidden weapons that can be used against you. Are you trained to deal with it? The high impact training of the EMS1 Street Survival Seminar will prepare you to identify danger cues and equip yourself with a survival mindset.