By Becca Smouse
ANAHEIM, Calif. — A home-bound heart patient called 911. His leg hurt where a catheter was inserted, but he didn't complain of chest pains.
To paramedic ...
The program gives medics an expanded role in a different health care setting, and frees up nursing staff to work with more patients
By Naseem S. Miller
ORLANDO, Fla. — There's a special team at the emergency department of Nemours Children's Hospital that has one main responsibility: taking ...
ANAHEIM, Calif. — Anaheim’s fire department has become the first in California to dispatch a nurse practitioner in an ambulance to treat non-urgent medical calls that would otherwise ...
By James Barragan
AUSTIN, Texas, — Kristin McLain, the STAR Flight nurse who died during an air rescue in the Barton Creek Greenbelt last month, fell to her ...
By Scot Phelps
There are currently bills before the both houses of the Texas State Legislature which would permit paramedics to work in the emergency department directly under the guidance ...
AUSTIN, Texas — STAR Flight has grounded their four medical helicopters following the fatal fall of a flight nurse during a rescue Monday.
At about 9:50 p.m., Kristin McLain, 46, was ...
By Nicole Chavez and Ciara O'Rourke
AUSTIN, Texas — An investigator with the National Transporation Safety Board out of Denver will arrived to Austin on ...
She was helping hoist an injured woman with non-life threatening injuries into the helicopter when she fell
AUSTIN, Texas — STAR Flight rescuer and registered nurse Kristin McLain, 46, died Monday night after falling from a medical helicopter.
At about 9:50 p.m., STAR Flight EC-145 had been ...
SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Texas EMTs and paramedics, despite opposition of the Texas Emergency Nurse Association (ENA), are urged to voice their support for legislation (H.B. 2020 and S.B. 1899) ...
The woman were commuting to a hospital for their final day of clinical training; 3 others injured
By Russ Bynum
ELLABELLE, Ga. — Five nursing students died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash in southeast Georgia that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer ...
By Mark Schlinkmann
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A St. Charles County police officer and an emergency room nurse used their CPR skills to revive a 6-year-old girl pulled ...
By Timothy Chipp
The Abilene Reporter-News
MERKEL, Texas — A bird strike caused a helicopter to make an emergency landing Tuesday evening.
Air Evac Lifeteam, flying out of Abilene, ...