The Associated Press
MILLVILLE, N.J. — The family of a southern New Jersey man who died of asphyxiation after emergency responders restrained him has won an $875,000 settlement.
The federal agency had approved the product — brand name Palcohol — for sale last spring but rescinded the approval saying it had been made in error
Palcohol – powdered alcohol – was recently approved for sale in the U.S.
Since liquid alcohol remains relatively cheap and easy to consume it remains unclear why someone looking ...
By Maria DeVito
The Columbus Dispatch
COLUMBUS, Ohio — While powered alcohol was approved for sale by the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau yesterday, lawmakers in Ohio are trying ...
Steve Whitehead and Dr. David Tan discuss a possible response to a call for a drunk man that EMS has responded to many times before. But this time you notice the left side of his face is drooping ...
Eye injuries can occur as the result of many causes, though foreign body is a particularly common mechanism. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 25,290 eye injuries occurred on the job ...
OTTAWA — A Canadian paramedic crew, assaulted twice during an early morning call for service, doesn't expect charges to be brought against the assailants.
The crew was called to ...
“Medic 107, Engine 102. We have a firefighter complaining of eye pain and blurred vision which started during overhaul.”
As you pull up to the designated rehab area for the incident, ...
Recently, a Milwaukee television station investigated a call where a patient waited 31 minutes after calling 911, while the ambulance staged down the street. Police, sent to “secure” ...
Carmel Fire Department is first in state to purchase 'exciting technology'
By Drew Smith
The Indy Channel
CARMEL, Ind. — Paramedics and EMTs in Carmel will become the first in Indiana to use a unique, new tool.
The Carmel Fire Department will start using ...
By Jamie Davis
I have been attending EMS Today since got started in EMS, and the conference has provided me an opportunity to attend informative educational sessions and to see what new tools ...
They filed a complaint with Rural/Metro, saying EMT got angry when asked to transport a man to the hospital and sat in the ambulance until his partner brought him back into the home
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The family of a man with Cerebral Palsy who suffered a stroke accused a responding Rural/Metro EMT of getting angry and storming out of the house, leaving the patient on ...
Surfing the Capnography Waveform, presented by Jon Puryear at EMS Today 2015 in Baltimore, Md. taught the basics of capnography and gave student hands-on opportunities with Phillips Heartstart ...