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Why medics must press charges for assault
Video: Signs of a heart attack in women
February 20, 2014
Featured News
Floor collapse at Miss. church center injures 35 Sexy CPR training video forces apology from Spain Baby named after medics who delivered him in unit
Today's Top Stories:
Ambulance volunteer found dead at state park job: Discovered inside his truck where he was on duty snowplowing
Listen: Fla. police release frustrating 911 calls: Half of 911 calls received have nothing to do with emergencies
24 EMS workers fired for skipping CPR training: Employees admitted to receiving their cards without taking course
Medics hurt when ambulance crashes into patrol car
Ex dispatcher gets $9.1M in lawsuit over leg amputation
Man shoots wife, kills self in hospital parking lot standoff
5 injured in explosion at high school cooking class
Medic charged in drug theft opens up about addiction
Dispatcher talks family through CPR to save choking baby
News Analysis:
Ditch the commentary with bariatric patients
By Art Hsieh, EMS1 Advisor
Earlier this week, an EMS1 reader reached out to me via email, lamenting about some of the crass comments that were written about obese patients. As individuals we are entitled to our opinions, but one should know the facts and better understand the causes of an issue before spouting off something that is simply embarrassing to read.
Violence Against EMTs
Why medics must press charges for assault
By Kip Teitsort, EMS1 Columnist
Regardless of the sentence, pressing charges raises awareness in the eyes of the media, police and the judicial system. Here are three ways pressing charges will help change the EMS culture. Getting recognition
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Remember Two Things
"How to read heart attack signs in women
 Steve Whitehead explains how to recognize the unique symptoms of females in cardiac arrest. Watch the video
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The Question
Is there a problem with replacing ABC with MARCH in a civilian setting?
I think there are two main problems with replacing ABC (Airway, Breathing, Circulation) with MARCH (Massive bleeding, airway, respiration, circulation, hypothermia) in a civilian/urban setting. Mechanisms and difficulties
EMS1 Video
Mo. medic pushes for Narcan after son dies from heroin
He says wider availability to the public can save lives, and started a group called "The Lime Tree" after his son's favorite song, which aims to get lawmakers' attention.
Paralyzed Texas medic returns to the field
Despite being confined to a wheelchair, he demonstrated he can handle calls in the back of an ambulance.
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