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With hands-free pressure applied to the wound, medics expect faster control of other critical patient needs ...
Restricting access to seat belt release mechanisms, the device mitigates patient tampering during transport ...
He was taken to a hospital to be treated for injuries that were not considered serious, and the patient was not hurt in the accident ...
You respond to a 65-year-old woman who says she can’t stand to get out of the bathtub, but denies any other complaints. Was your diagnosis right? ...
Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson seek clarity on best practices for treating anaphylaxis patients after Chicago’s Food Allergy Research and Education Summit ...
You respond to a 65-year-old woman who says she can’t stand to get out of the bathtub, but has no other complaints. What are your next steps? ...
EMTs are often the soldiers in the last stand against death, but could we ever be bold enough to suggest it might be inappropriate to transport a dying patient to the hospital? ...
In many cases using a backboard can do more harm to a patient than it does good ...
You have to first possess and practice traits like kindness and compassion before you can pass the sentiment on to your patients ...
Fire Chief Willie McDonald said the department will respond to more serious emergency calls while AMR responds to less serious calls ...
The ambulance drove off the exit ramp, hit a guardrail and rolled down an embankment ...
A video showed the responders and cops walking in circles as the man was lying on the sidewalk unresponsive ...
The driver of the transport vehicle returned to make the transport complete, with the help of a bystander ...
Ed, who had been a forest ranger with a passion for the outdoors, wanted to be among nature one last time ...
The new transport procedure recognizes the negative effects of long spine boards and says a cervical collar without immobilization is now acceptable ...
A firefighter asked to change his vomit-covered clothes and wash out the ambulance, but the request was denied ...
Each side has accused the other of misleading the public, and they're now refusing to share information with one another ...
The department alleges that the firefighter "showed virtually no concern for the patient" and rather than initiate a response, he "did absolutely nothing." ...
The patient went to jail instead of the ER, and crew transported the paramedic to a local hospital for bruising and swelling ...
This phrase has an amazing ability to get people in the middle of an angry rant to stop, listen, and reframe their argument ...