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Dr. Oz helps helps woman who fainted at the mall

- 05/22/2015

The television host and physician rushed to help a woman when she collapsed during a promotional event at a Fla. mall


Dr. Oz helps helps woman who fainted at the mall

- 05/22/2015

Associated Press JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Celebrity doctor and television host Dr. Mehmet Oz reportedly rushed into a crowd to help a woman at a promotional event in Jacksonville. Local ...


Reality Training: Does this IndyCar driver need a backboard?

- 05/21/2015

Spinal immobilization is based on exam findings and patient complaints, not the mechanism of injury


Reality Training: Does this IndyCar driver need a backboard?

- 05/21/2015

Incident Date: May 13, 2015 Department: Indianapolis Motor Speedway EMS professionals and Track Safety Crew What happened: During practice laps at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway IndyCar ...


In-custody death video makes the case for a medically trained safety officer

- 05/18/2015

It seems that more and more in-custody deaths are being caught on camera. It’s hard to determine if the frequency of in-custody death is actually increasing, or if we are more aware of ...


Causes and signs of cyanide toxicity

- 05/18/2015

Here are the causes, signs and symptoms and treatment of cyanide toxicity explained in five minutes.


This time, the stroke victim will recover

- 05/18/2015

This time, I’m going to make a difference. Everything is working; the family called 911 five minutes after the symptoms began, Engine Company 11 arrived three minutes after that, oxygen ...


Off-duty rookie EMT treats 3 in ambulance rollover

- 05/18/2015

A recently certified EMT came upon the crash, and immediately began care for two paramedics and a patient who were injured


Off-duty rookie EMT treats 3 in ambulance rollover

- 05/18/2015

WCPO FORT THOMAS, Ky. — Josh Nicholson said he just let his training kick in. He was having a daddy-daughter day Saturday when he happened upon an ambulance that rolled over three ...


Shot fired at Chicago FD ambulance as medics care for patient

- 05/18/2015

By Rosemary Regina Sobol Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — Someone fired a gun into an ambulance while paramedics inside were treating a patient in the Englewood neighborhood, but no one was ...


Watch: Soldier's worsening respiratory distress before in-custody death

- 05/16/2015

Sgt. James Brown died while in custody for a two-day DWI sentence; autopsy result cited natural causes by sickle cell crisis.


Watch: Soldier's worsening respiratory distress before in-custody death

- 05/16/2015

EL PASO, Texas — Video showing the final moments of Sgt. James Brown has been released, after his family sued the county for allegedly violating Brown’s constitutional rights. KFOX ...


Medic knocked unconscious by patient

- 05/11/2015

DARWIN, Australia — A St John’s Ambulance paramedic who was knocked unconscious by a patient he was trying to help has been hospitalized in stable condition. The 30-year-old medic ...


EMS1 Poll Call: How do you assess and treat stroke?

- 05/07/2015

As an EMS provider you regularly encounter patients having a stroke or that you suspect are having a stroke. During May, Stroke Awareness Month, we want to know about how you assess, care for, ...


EMS has an opportunity to assess destructive drinking behavior

- 05/06/2015

As EMS providers, we know that ethanol overuse contributes to a lot of our calls. From drunk driving crashes, falls and assaults, and liver disease and addiction, alcohol keeps us in business. ...


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