The tones at your station sound while you and your partner are checking out your vehicle in the morning. As you come up on the air and go en-route, dispatch provides the following update: “Rescue ...
By Misti Crane
The Columbus Dispatch
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Yesterday’s Ebola scare — which ended with a flu diagnosis for two young North Side sisters — left those charged ...
DERSINGHAM, U.K. — A girl died of meningitis after a medic took 41 minutes to call an ambulance, smoking a cigarette as her condition worsened.
Stephanie Bussey, 13, collapsed at home ...
After clearing the hospital following a transfer, you are advised by dispatch to respond Priority 1 to the local university campus for a report of a male who was found unresponsive in the library.
By John A. Harris
From patient transfers to vehicle crashes, from weather disasters to industrial accidents, never knowing what each day will bring is one of the lures of ...
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 ...