They walked out on the meeting after a city councilman compared the firefighters to quasi doctors and AMR employees to nurses
Las Vegas Review-Journal
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — With more than 100 private ambulance employees glaring at his back Wednesday, Las Vegas Fire Chief Willie McDonald told City Council members ...
By Conor Shine
Las Vegas Sun
LAS VEGAS, Nev. — If you’re a Las Vegas resident in need of medical care, it will be increasingly likely over the coming months that your trip to ...
More calls will be transferred to the city's fire department instead of a private ambulance service
An unstable spinal column with an undamaged spinal cord probably represents one of the greatest management challenges for emergency medical personnel.
In 2010, the National Spinal Cord Injury ...
The appeal of powered cots and stair chairs is that they reduce injuries to EMS providers and perhaps to patients. At any given moment, 9.4 percent of all EMTs and paramedics are out of work ...
By Frank Warner
The Morning Call
ALLENTOWN, Pa. — A motorist suffered a health problem Monday night before he crashed into a utility pole at Route 100 and Route 222 in Upper Macungie ...
South Lake Press
CLERMONT, Fla. — A Lake County paramedic transporting a patient to the hospital has been ticketed for running a red light after his ambulance collided with a patrol ...
By Ramona Giwargis
MERCED, Calif. — A San Bernardino County woman’s claim that her husband died because of an “improper transport” by Riggs Ambulance ...
Manchester Evening News
ENGLAND — A senior paramedic who told ambulance controllers a patient was ‘too large’ to be removed from his flat has been struck off.
Lisa Pennance ...
The latest BEAR connects to a stair chair and is specifically designed to safely transport large patients down multiple stories
Obesity is a growing problem, no pun intended. The average weight for men 20 to 74 years old rose dramatically from 166.3 pounds in 1960 to 191 pounds in 2002. The new BEAR Stair Chair helps ...
Sometime in the 1990s, the editor of the prestigious emergency medicine journal Annals of Emergency Medicine wrote a then-scathing editorial about the lack of research in prehospital medicine, ...
The Philadelphia Inquirer
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — Shot on the streets of Philadelphia?
You might be better off if help arrives in a patrol car than in an ambulance.
From 2003 through ...
An argument breaks out when a police officer stops an ambulance for not pulling over and tries to arrest the driver.