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Flight nurse falls from helicopter; fatally injured

- 04/28/2015

She was helping hoist an injured woman with non-life threatening injuries into the helicopter when she fell


Flight nurse falls from helicopter; fatally injured

- 04/28/2015

AUSTIN, Texas — STARFlight rescuer and registered nurse Kristin McLain, 46, died Monday night after falling from a medical helicopter. At about 9:50 p.m., STARFlight EC-145 had been ...


Texas EMTs and paramedics encouraged to support legislation to practice in ED

- 04/27/2015

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. 1989) to authorize practice ...


5 nursing students killed in interstate crash

- 04/23/2015

The woman were commuting to a hospital for their final day of clinical training; 3 others injured


5 nursing students killed in interstate crash

- 04/23/2015

By Russ Bynum Associated Press ELLABELLE, Ga. — Five nursing students died early Wednesday in a chain-reaction crash in southeast Georgia that authorities said began when a tractor-trailer ...


Drowning child revived by police officer and nurse

- 01/25/2015

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 ...


Bird strikes downs Texas medical helicopter

- 11/13/2014

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, ...


U.S. nurses to strike over Ebola preparedness

- 11/11/2014

OAKLAND, Calif. — Over 18,000 Calif. nurses are planning to participate in a nationwide strike beginning Nov. 12 in protest of hospital Ebola preparedness. The strike is organized through ...


Second Dallas nurse Ebola-free

- 10/28/2014

The Associated Press ATLANTA — A Dallas nurse who flew from Texas to Ohio and back before being diagnosed with Ebola will be released from an Atlanta hospital Tuesday after tests showed ...


Spanish nurse contracts Ebola outside outbreak zone

- 10/07/2014

By Connie Cass and Lauran Neergaard The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Raising fresh concern around the world, a nurse in Spain on Monday became the first person known to catch Ebola ...


Ill. law improves rural EMS care through nurses

- 08/14/2014

A newly signed state law allows nurses to provide the highest possible level of care when staffing rural ambulances. State Sen. John Sullivan, D-Rushville, and state Rep. Don Moffitt, R-Gilson, ...


911 phone triage can put EMS resources where most needed

- 07/03/2014

If you’ve been in the business for any length of time, you probably have a story that could come straight out of “Ripley’s Believe it or Not” file. Indeed, I have evaluated ...


S.C. EMS reviews success of nurse call center to weed out non-emergencies

- 07/03/2014

The year-long pilot was designed to reduce unnecessary ambulance transports; out of 1,506 calls, 380 people wound up not going to the ER


S.C. EMS reviews success of nurse call center

- 07/03/2014

Greenville Online GREENVILLE, S.C. — Hiccups. Hangovers. Prescription refills. In the past year, the nearly 70,000 calls for help to Greenville County EMS included non-emergencies like ...


Medic suffers stroke on the job

- 06/04/2014

The New Orleans Advocate NEW ORLEANS — Racing against time is Chad Singletary’s job. His office is an ambulance; his clients are always in a hurry. But on a recent run, the 34-year-old ...


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