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How critical care transport training helps EMTs, patients

- 07/29/2014

Chris Cebollero explains the importance of specialized training programs for critical care transports, and discusses his book on the subject


SC man gets out of handcuffs, jumps from ambulance

- 07/22/2014

COLUMBIA, S.C. — A 21-year-old man managed to get out of his handcuffs and jump out of an ambulance Monday on the way to a hospital. Charles Haywood Frazier, 21, faces multiple charges ...


World Cup stretcher fail

- 07/14/2014

Here's a look at what not to do when your patient is on a stretcher


Wash. residents to pay more for less emergency service

- 07/05/2014

By Kari Plog The News Tribune WILKESON, Wash. — Wilkeson’s recent withdrawal from East Pierce Fire & Rescue will save the fire district money but create more costs for town ...


S.C. EMS reviews success of nurse call center

- 07/03/2014

Greenville Online GREENVILLE, S.C. — Hiccups. Hangovers. Prescription refills. In the past year, the nearly 70,000 calls for help to Greenville County EMS included non-emergencies like ...


REMSA takeover of Mo. services a success

- 07/03/2014

By Marshall White St. Joseph News-Press BUCHANAN COUNTY, Mo. — During the first 12 hours of operation, the new Buchanan County EMS responded to 10 calls and transported seven patients. R.T. ...


Md. family-run ambulance service closes its doors

- 07/01/2014

By Mike Sawyers Cumberland Times News FROSTBURG, Md. — The lights of the Allegany Ambulance Service vehicles flashed for the last time Monday as owners Roy and Dottie Troutman closed ...


Calif. fire department to charge $100 for medical calls not requiring a transport

- 07/01/2014

By Alene Tchekmedyian Burbank Leader BURBANK, Calif. — The Burbank Fire Department in July will begin charging $100 for its response to emergency medical calls that don’t include ...


Ky. patient overpowers, strands ambulance crew on highway

- 06/25/2014

SHELBY COUNTY, Ky. — A patient was arrested Tuesday after overpowering EMTs during a transport, and leaving them on the side of the highway before taking off in a stolen ambulance. The ...


Ohio gets regional ambulance for obese patients

- 06/25/2014

The new unit includes a ramp and pulley system, and a cot that can hold up to 1,600 pounds


Ohio gets regional ambulance for obese patients

- 06/25/2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Columbus Division of Fire received a new bariatric ambulance equipped with tools needed to lift and transport patients more than 400 pounds. The unit includes a ...


Mo. policy eliminates long spine board mandate

- 06/16/2014

Sue Sterling The Daily Star-Journal WARRENSBURG, Mo. — Johnson County Ambulance District will implement new procedures July 1 for handling patients with suspected spinal injuries, Chief ...


Mass. man hurls transport chair at medic

- 06/11/2014

Wicked Local BROOKLINE, Mass. — A Brookline man who allegedly threw a transport chair at a paramedic trying to help his wife was arrested on Saturday, June 7. Richard Joyce, 62, was ...


Ambulance transporting patient stops to pick up hitchhikers

- 06/11/2014

BBC CORNWALL, England — An ambulance crew taking a man to hospital stopped to pick up two hitchhikers on route. The crew carrying 60-year-old blood-clot patient Glenn Buscombe stopped ...


Catastrophic failure looms in Vegas EMS transport battles

- 06/03/2014

Normally the fights associated with Las Vegas are within the casino boxing ring, but those pale in comparison to the battle brewing within the EMS system. Charges of call inequity, call-skimming ...


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