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Escaping Violent Encounters: Calculating the best defense

- 10/23/2014

From a verbally agressive patient to a life-threatening attack, Kip Tietsort goes over assault response guidelines to determine the most appropriate action


Video: Beaten medic Bryan Stow 'happy to be alive'

- 10/23/2014

The Associated Press CAPITOLA, Calif. — Bryan Stow, the San Francisco Giants fan who suffered a traumatic brain injury in a 2011 beating by two Los Angeles Dodgers fans, is cracking ...


Beaten medic Bryan Stow 'happy to be alive'

- 10/22/2014

The paramedic who suffered a brain injury in a 2011 beating at a San Francisco Giants game has shown significant progress and was first pumping during an ESPN interview at his home


Kingfisher Medical creates compact response kit

- 10/22/2014

Kingfisher Medical announced its newly developed Rapid Onset Violence Emergency Response kit, or ROVER. The emergency toolkit is designed to coordinate and improve responsiveness to an active ...


2 medics sent blindly into violent Detroit crowd, attacked

- 10/22/2014

Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene


2 medics sent blindly into violent Detroit crowd, attacked

- 10/22/2014

DETROIT — Two medics were assaulted after Detroit dispatchers failed to identify the call as a possible violent situation. The medics were responding to a report of a pedestrian hit ...


Tips for predicting scene safety

- 10/21/2014

This video contains graphic content that may be disturbing to some viewersFrom how to positon yourself when taking a pulse, to searching patients before handing them over to police, here are ...


Texas man arrested after choking medic in ambulance

- 10/07/2014

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A man was arrested Monday morning after allegedly attacking a paramedic inside an ambulance. An Acadian Ambulance crew was transporting a man to University Hospital ...


Man jumps into N.J. ambulance to evade gunman

- 10/04/2014

PATTERSON, N.J. — An ambulance crew helped a N.J. man evade a gunman and two accomplices during an attempted armed mugging Thursday evening. While fleeing the three men, the victim flagged ...


2 EMTs hurt in attack by patient's boyfriend

- 10/04/2014

The Fayetteville Observer TABOR CITY, N.C. — Members of an ambulance crew responding to a call Wednesday were injured when they were assaulted by a man inside their ambulance, law enforcement ...


Detroit EMT robbed on call

- 09/24/2014

DETROIT — An EMT was treating a female patient in the EMS rig when a 51-year-old male she was with allegedly stole his personal property. The EMT tried to stop him and was assaulted ...


Retired EMT's training harbors hope for violent N.Y. neighborhood

- 09/24/2014

BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Volunteers from the Bedford-Stuyvesant Ambulance Corps are trained to expect the worse. In this Brooklyn neighborhood, shootings and stabbings occur regularly. "Your ...


EMT training harbors hope for violent N.Y. neighborhood

- 09/23/2014

A former EMS captain is teaching members of the Brooklyn neighborhood ‘how to save a life instead of taking a life’


Pa. EMT spit on, punched by care facility resident

- 09/23/2014

By Manuel Gamiz Jr The Morning Call BETHLEHEM, Pa. — A 50-year-old man was charged with spitting and punching an emergency medical technician early Sunday in Bethlehem, according to ...


Escaping Violent Encounters: How to distinguish between a patient and an attacker

- 09/17/2014

There's a big difference between a confused patient and a violent attacker where patient abandonment shouldn't be an issue


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