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The patient was charged with reckless conduct for attacking the EMT ...
A comic for EMS drawing off the real experFrequent Flyers: Organizing the supply roomiences of EMS ...
Prepare for behavioral emergencies by understanding pathophysiology, personal protection, patient handling and restraint techniques and the importance of documentation ...
The driver of the car that hit the patient then fled the scene ...
Follow these methods to facilitate a safe contact with a patient experiencing hallucinations, suicidal ideations or acting violently ...
The woman died from a blood clot in her lung; two relatives were charged with neglect ...
How should EMS prepare family to receive a loved one and package a patient for a nursing home to home discharge? ...
Develop restraint polices, train to apply restraints and adhere to those policies when behavioral emergency patient restraint is indicated ...
The man survived and was transported to a hospital in critical condition ...
Dashcam video captured the moment a patient fell out the side door of a moving ambulance ...
Shawn Norman was diagnosed with a rare syndrome that made him constantly weak and tired ...
Paramedics are increasingly likely to transport patients on Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation machines and some systems are testing ECMO for refractory cardiac arrest ...
Chris and Kelly answer questions from our listeners about immobilization and leadership ...
Patient symptoms ranged from mild nausea, tachycardia and agitation to difficulty breathing and unconsciousness ...
Treating the elderly has its own special skill set, the ability to navigate a bizarre question-and-answer session tops the list ...
Whether through prescription drug abuse or IV heroin, opiate addiction is on the increase; here's how EMS providers can recognize withdrawal symptoms and know what to do ...
Kentucky joins NHTSA grant-funded program to help medics learn about a patients medical history or medications if the victim is unable to speak ...
Hundreds of ambulance calls and dozens of fires made Halloween the busiest night of the year for Dublin Fire Brigade ...
Four were injured, including the driver of the vehicle that jumped the curb and plowed into a group of costumed children and adults ...
EMS providers need to follow infection control guidelines for care and transport of patients with infectious, contagious, and even deadly antibiotic resistant organisms ...