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Research at two universities in England found the continued presence of, and communication by, health care staff were just as importance as performance measures like response times ...
Obesity-related diseases, vaccine preventable disease, mental illness and the need for education should all be considered in the prehospital setting ...
Since the differential diagnosis for PEA is wide and ACLS offers little guidance, try these tips to improve the chances of patient survival ...
Police say the man was hallucinating; he voluntarily got into an ambulance, then jumped out ...
The medic pleaded no contest and signed away his paramedic certification; patient speaks about the incident ...
Hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson go head-to-head with a mock patient handoff report; how do your skills stack up? ...
In the heat of the moment remember short-term satisfaction won’t replace long-term consequences ...
Technological and engineering innovations are making patient transport safer and less stressful ...
Spinal immobilization is based on exam findings and patient complaints, not the mechanism of injury ...
The role and authority of a safety officer is to observe and intervene when they see unacceptable risk to the patient or caregivers ...
The patient is a year younger than my mother was when she lost her ability to function; this time, everything is going right ...
The power cot can hold up to 700 pounds and is run on a battery pack ...
Those at the top of the EMS pecking order often have the knowledge and experience to successfully respond to spontaneous situations ...
After its control substance agent quit, the volunteer department will have to call a neighboring EMS agency to treat patients that need medication ...
Calif. clinic Audit: Calif. clinic using 911 for non-emergency calls Concern over data that shows calling 911 to transfer patients across campus 911 calls for incidents like ...
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 ...