EMTs received multiple reports of people vomiting, and used a bus to transport those sickened to area hospitals
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SALT LAKE CITY — Authorities say about 50 people in a Salt Lake City homeless shelter were taken to hospitals for suspected food poisoning.
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Being a patient in an ambulance is rarely a relaxing or enjoyable experience. Advances in patient transport are geared towards making the process of ambulance transport simpler, easier, and more ...
Psychiatric patient transfers take ambulance crews out of the communities they are supposed to serve for hours at a time
VIRGINIA, Minn. — When you see lights and hear sirens from an ambulance, you immediately think someone needs medical help.
"Depending on the day, we do an average of 9-10 ...
BOSTON —A jury awarded $1.5 million to the family of a patient who died when an ambulance crew dropped her head-first on the ground more than six years ago.
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ABERDARE, South Wales — Emergency crews required seven hours to remove a bariatric patient from her home and into an ambulance for transport to a local hospital.
SUN CITY, Ariz. — A Sun City West Fire District paramedic has come up with an idea to keep children calm and entertained during inter-facility transports. His idea for DVD players in the ...
EMS providers were loading him into an ambulance when the stretcher overturned and he fell to the ground
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Rural/Metro EMS providers were loading a 20-year-old man who had been shot into an ambulance, when his stretcher tipped over and he fell to the ground.
Darelle Bolden ...
WHITEHORSE, Yukon — Alkan Air has been retrofitting an increasing number of planes to transport bariatric patients.
Jeff Simons, acting director of emergency Medical Services Yukon, ...
Dr. Gary Smith, medical director of Mesa (Ariz.) Fire and Medical Department, described how the agency’s unique delivery model is changing the role of EMS during a presentation at Fire-Rescue ...
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In this week’s Inside EMS Quick Clip, co-hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss a patient who sued FDNY, claiming ...
I have never understood the seemingly pervasive and utterly inexplicable resistance of many EMS providers when it comes to documentation. Even more puzzling – and, frankly, alarming – ...
BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A woman who called 911 for breathing problems sued the FDNY, saying paramedics caused a gash to her leg that required stitches.
Jacqueline Vanderhorst, 58, filed a lawsuit ...