By Jim West
The Albany Herald
ALBANY, Ga. — The Exchange Club of Albany recently honored two members of the community’s public safety community, each credited with helping to ...
A supervisor from Indiana University’s Health LifeLine highlights features of their Eurocopter 145
The Associated Press
SAN ANTONIO — A patient who fled from a San Antonio psychiatric hospital as medical officials were trying to load him into an ambulance has been killed when he ran ...
One of the primary reasons for the development of modern prehospital care was the need to deliver prompt emergency care to patients who experienced sudden cardiac conditions such as myocardial ...
The next time you’re in a disagreement with a patient it can ease their anxiety if they have the authority to take control, but if you have that control then be sure to take charge
By David DeBolt
Contra Costa Times
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. — If Jahi McMath is in fact at a New Jersey hospital, as one TV news station reported this week, the 13-year-old Oakland girl ...
New Jersey is the only state with a law requiring hospitals to accommodate brain dead patients who belong to a religion that does not accept the diagnosis as a final verdict for death
I knew what you wanted to talk about when I saw your number on my caller ID. I’d heard about your call, of course.
Grapevines being what they are, I declined to offer my opinion until ...
Doctors said her symptoms were stress related, until she returned with a recording of herself describing the numbness and slurred speech as it was happening
TORONTO — Stacey Yepes, 49, was watching TV when all of a sudden she lost feeling in her entire left side and her speech became slurred for about 10 minutes.
She decided to go to the ...
The Daily Star-Journal
WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Johnson County Ambulance District will implement new procedures July 1 for handling patients with suspected spinal injuries, Chief ...
The Shield's Gazette
JARROW, England — A family have hit out after claiming a grandmother was left to call for her own ambulance as she suffered a heart attack.
Loved ones of ...
EMS columnist Steve Whitehead discusses the importance of not ruling out fetal trauma, and reminds us pregnant mothers can lose a lot of blood without showing any symptoms
CORNWALL, England — An ambulance crew taking a man to hospital stopped to pick up two hitchhikers on route.
The crew carrying 60-year-old blood-clot patient Glenn Buscombe stopped ...
By Dana McDonald
It was Thanksgiving, and I had chosen to do my ER clinical for EMT-B school that day. Don't ask me why. I guess I figured, if I was going to pursue a career in EMS I ...