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Ariz. man arrested after spitting in medic's face

- 06/27/2015

The Associated Press PRESCOTT, Ariz. — A Prescott man is in custody for being combative with authorities and allegedly spitting in the face of a paramedic. Prescott police say 23-year-old ...


Book Excerpt: Lights & Sirens: The Education of a Paramedic

- 06/26/2015

Following my fourteenth shift evaluation, it was an unusually quiet afternoon and evening at Station 38. Was the black cloud above Wilmington finally dissipating? I was hopeful, but at 4:39 the ...


A medic is obligated to professionally resolve a bad situation

- 06/17/2015

It’s amazing how quickly one’s professional life can change. One moment you’re working, the next moment you’re fired and charged with a crime. A single slip of the professional ...


Medics on standby at Ark. pool during peak hours

- 06/13/2015

6 paramedics from the Rogers Fire Department will take turns providing ALS care at the busy aquatic center


Medics on standby at Ark. pool during peak hours

- 06/13/2015

By Ellen Thalls KFSM ROGERS, Ark. — There is going to be some extra help at the Rogers Aquatic Center this summer to make sure swimmers are safe. The Rogers Fire Department will be ...


Philly medic about to retire treats passenger who falls ill during flight

- 06/12/2015

The sick man’s lips were turning blue; he kept him on oxygen for the remainder of the flight and asked the pilot to “punch it up”


Philly medic about to retire treats passenger who falls ill during flight

- 06/12/2015

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia Fire paramedic set to retire treated a man who fell ill on a US Airways flight on Tuesday. Capt. Richard Bratcher, who has been with the department for ...


Medics share a typical day with social media

- 05/30/2015

TORONTO — Twitter users took a virtual ride along with Toronto paramedics as part of National Paramedic Services Week. Toronto Paramedic Services spent the day posting messages, photos ...


Colo. medic responds to own brother's fatal shooting

- 05/25/2015

The FBI is investigating after he was shot twice while riding his bicycle and left to die on the side of the road


Colo. medic responds to own brother's fatal shooting

- 05/25/2015

By Jason Pohl The Coloradoan WINDSOR, Colo. — Years ago, paramedic David Jacoby was among the first responders at the scene when each of his parents died. And on Monday, Jacoby and ...


Medic who saved woman from domestic violence proposes at Rays game

- 05/13/2015

She thought she was throwing the first pitch but medic Cameron Hill popped the question instead; he met her three years ago on a call when she was stabbed 32 times by her former boyfriend


Medic who saved woman from domestic violence proposes at Rays game

- 05/13/2015

By Kristen Mitchell Tampa Tribune ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — After being stabbed 32 times by her former boyfriend, Melissa Dohme said none of the first responders who took care of her thought ...


Lawsuit: Ky. medic replaced Fentanyl with water

- 05/04/2015

By Leeann Akers Journal-Times CARTER COUNTY, Ky. — The Carter County Emergency Medical Services, EMS Director Jerry Horn, Dr. Carolyn A. Moore, and former EMS paramedic Amanda Sturgill-Jones ...


Paramedic: International USAR teams arrive too late to save lives

- 04/30/2015

By Benjamin Gilmour Sydeny Morning Herald SYDNEY — As international rescue teams pour into Kathmandu to assist locals with the retrieval of the injured from rubble, they are unlikely ...


Wyo. medic recovering from major surgery eager to return to work

- 04/23/2015

Her sternum was compressing her heart, shifting it into her left lung; EMS colleagues came together to raise money for her surgery


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