From a verbally agressive patient to a life-threatening attack, Kip Tietsort goes over assault response guidelines to determine the most appropriate action
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 ...
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 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 ...
Dispatchers failed to inform medics of fighting on the scene
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 — 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 ...
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.
A former EMS captain is teaching members of the Brooklyn neighborhood ‘how to save a life instead of taking a life’
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 ...
There's a big difference between a confused patient and a violent attacker where patient abandonment shouldn't be an issue