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Campus EMS set up decontamination tents prior to transporting the 20-year-old patient to the hospital ...
Read the response and add your own thoughts in the comments ...
A motorist hit an ambulance, rolling it and killing a 71-year-old patient ...
He fled from a psychiatric hospital as he was being loaded into an ambulance, and was hit by several cars when he ran onto a nearby busy highway ...
A 90-year-old woman ended up in a coma when the service, which provides flat-screen TVs and other amenities, allegedly let her fall on her apartment stairs ...
Health officials said they are still monitoring about 50 people who may have had contact with the patient for signs of the deadly disease ...
The incident is believed to have occurred while transporting the patient from a doctor’s appointment ...
The responders and the ambulance were isolated after the transport; they’ve been sent home but will be monitored for 21 days ...
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 ...