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Violence Search Results Articles

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


Violent Chicago neighborhoods feed Navy medical training

- 09/06/2014

By Don Babwin The Associated Press CHICAGO — The patient had been shot on the streets of Chicago, but when Dr. Jared Bernard stood over his open body in the operating room, he could ...


Man revived with Narcan assaults EMS providers

- 09/05/2014

BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. — A paramedic and an EMT were assaulted Wednesday after administering Narcan to a man who attacked them and then fled. Scott Gill was arrested after a two-hour manhunt, ...


Man revived with Narcan assaults W.Va. EMS providers

- 09/04/2014

He attacked a medic and EMT after they administered the drug, then fled into the woods


Ariz. woman reports false fire, spits on and kicks medic

- 09/04/2014

KINGMAN, Ariz. — A woman was arrested and charged with aggravated assault for kicking and spitting on a paramedic after calling to report a fire. Firefighters arrived to find no fire, ...


Escaping Violent Encounters: 6 types of patients that may get violent

- 09/04/2014

EMS1 columnist Kip Tietsort describes how to handle ‘The 6 D’s’: Potentially violent calls dealing with patients who are drunk, drugged, diabetic, domestic, deranged, and desperate.


Fla. medic charged with domestic battery

- 09/03/2014

Tampa Tribune PLANT CITY, Fla. — A veteran firefighter-paramedic was charged Monday with battering his wife, police said. Plant City police say 43-year-old Lance Robert Borges, who ...


Female medic student stabbed leaving Fla. fire station

- 08/29/2014

Despite wounds to her chest and thighs she attempted banging on the station door before passing out; later coming to and calling 911


Female medic student stabbed outside Fla. fire station

- 08/29/2014

By Alyana Gomez WTEV JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is investigating an attack on a female paramedic student at a fire station on the Westside. According ...


Medic recalls knife attack, increased violence against EMS

- 08/18/2014

Daily Mail MELBOURNE, Australia — A Melbourne paramedic is lucky to be alive after experiencing first hand how life can change in an instance just two weeks ago. Ben Dalton and his ...


N.C. patient alleges assault in ambulance

- 08/18/2014

By Keith Strange The Mount Airy News PILOT MOUNTAIN, N.C. — Police in Pilot Mountain are investigating a report of a Wednesday night assault that allegedly took place in the back of ...


Man holds knife to medic's throat, medic talks him down

- 08/11/2014

Newcastle Herald NEW SOUTH WALES, Australia — There have been renewed calls for more in-depth crisis training for paramedics after a Newcastle officer was forced to talk down a man who ...


Woman charged with attacking medic at crash scene

- 08/09/2014

WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. — An irate woman struck a paramedic with an ambulance door while he was attempting to render aid at the scene of a crash early Friday. TampaBay.com reported that as ...


Inside EMS Podcast: What does the EMS leader of tomorrow look like?

- 08/08/2014

Download this week's episode on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week's Inside EMS podcast, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss Las Vegas EMS and AMR's ...


Quick Clip: Why violence against medics should be a felony

- 08/07/2014

Download this quick clip on iTunes, SoundCloud or via RSS feed In this week's Inside EMS podcast quick clip, hosts Chris Cebollero and Kelly Grayson discuss the startling trend of ...


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