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With heavy- and binge-drinking on the rise, EMS providers can go beyond basic protocols to help connect patient behavior to consequences ...
Focusing completely on the child makes pediatric assessment more effective and diminishes the chaotic nature of the scene ...
Even though a Pa. paramedic was acquitted of charges from altercation with a patient there are important questions and concerns to address ...
EMS providers need to understand the unique legal considerations that apply to pediatric patients and add additional details about the incident ...
The fired medic is accused of endangering at least three patients; the EMS agency and EMS director were also named in the lawsuit ...
EMS providers were loading him into an ambulance when the stretcher overturned and he fell to the ground ...
Alkan Air makes plane doors wider and purchased a mechanical lift to transfer patients weighing over 350 pounds ...
The family of a 27-year-old who died from positional asphyxia when secured in a prone position received a settlement from a lawsuit; 5 EMTs involved in the incident were suspended ...
The new potent stimulant, synthetic drug is causing wild, bizarre and violent behaviors in abusers ...
The Ferno 2020 Vision Proof of Concept vehicle creates a safer, more efficient and intelligent delivery of care ...
The EMS patient care report needs to tell a deeper and more comprehensive story of the patient to inform other health care providers ...
If charged with sexual assault on the job, here are the steps agencies and providers should take to protect themselves, and advice for bouncing back from a false accusation ...
Curtis Ambulance failed to file a special event plan when Dennis Munson Jr. died in his debut kickboxing bout; the care provided was determined to be medically appropriate ...
Carroll Hospital Center rejected claims that it ended the practice, saying when a patient is brought to the ED, EMS providers may still restock supplies used on that patient for no ...
She claims medics told her she'd have to step into the ambulance on her own; she slipped on the bumper and cut her leg and dislocated her thumb ...
Lifting more than 51 pounds from the floor can lead to injuries, and EMS must increase training for proper lifting techniques ...
Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week’s Inside EMS Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a patient who sued ...
The lawsuit says EMS providers lifted her into the ambulance, which resulted in a gash to her leg that required 21 stitches ...
Medics were transporting an 81-year-old man from his house to an ambulance when the cot tipped, resulting in a head injury ...
Paramedic and nurse educator teaches principles of dimensional analysis for medication dose calculation ...