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, ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
ATHENS, Ga. — A White County woman could face criminal charges after she stopped at an ambulance wreck on Saturday in Bishop, where she put on a stolen paramedic’s ...
By Josh Kovner
The Hartford Courant
DANBURY, Conn. — A patient with a swallowing disorder choked on a meatball after a nurse briefly left a dinner tray unattended at the Danbury Health ...
In 2009, Rick Roller, assistant director for Louisville (Ky.) Metro EMS, was recuperating from a serious motorcycle accident that had left him with a broken back and other injuries. When he eventually ...
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While tactical medical teams are helpful, the medics on the scene are often the ones who happened to be on...