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Is it the providers’ responsibility to stay until the patient can be located? If not, how long is long enough?
Firefighters and paramedics often take images on calls. How long should such images be retained, and why?
Compassion elevates emergency medical care to a ministry of kindness
The two got into an argument over how to handle an unconscious patient
The Rialto firefighters maintained they were strictly adhering to COVID protocols in the 2021 incident
Paramedic Shaney Warehime was hospitalized on Feb. 11, after she had stopped breathing
Colorado Springs Paramedic Nicholas Fisher tackled Dizmang and placed him in a headlock
Milwaukee aldermen are requesting ambulance companies make it a policy to get out of the rig and look for patients
The Phoenix Fire Department is investigating the death of a patient reportedly dropped by firefighters.
Investigators found a dead goose in part of the Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter flight control system
Contractor in Boise hangar collapse that killed three had multiple safety violations in the last 10 years
Curtis Ambulance official defends Milwaukee medics for not getting out of ambulance to look for patient
Officials said the mutual aid system has “repeatedly” pulled Winthrop ambulances into other communities
Coroner’s staff arrived after the Springfield Township paramedics left the scene and found the woman trying to breathe
Air Evac Lifeteam operations control center lost contact with the crew late Saturday night
Lake County firefighters on two units nearest to the site of the Jan. 4 emergency failed to promptly alert dispatchers they were available to respond, investigation revealed
The NTSB, FAA are assisting local authorities in investigating the cause of the hot air balloon crash in Elroy
EMS personnel reportedly called Rochester police to have the man removed after he assaulted a crewmember
Officials in Spartanburg note no foul play or CO poisoning
The Air Methods helicopter was transporting an infant girl when it crashed in Upper Darby in Jan. 2022
Former Sedgwick County 911 dispatchers identifed Director Elora Forshee’s leadership as “tyrannical,” “discriminatory”
The driver, Michael Avery, had purchased containers and gasoline before crashing outside the Kodiak Center in Rochester
Investigators focused on pilot errors involving the vortex ring state during the second training flight of the Mercy Flight helicopter
“In the process of entering the bore, the handgun was attracted to the magnet and fired a single round. The patient received a gunshot wound in the right buttock area,” the adverse event report states
The first university officer arrived within 78 seconds of the gunfire report, and university and city police swarmed the building
The paramedic took a woman to the hospital for a miscarriage, only to be asked to return to the home to look for a deceased infant
Officials said the Office of Emergency Medical Services is dealing with the deficit due to years of budgeting beyond available resources
The gunman opened fire at a University of Nevada, Las Vegas building, killing three people and critically wounding a fourth before dying in a shootout with police
Las Vegas police said the shooter has been located and is deceased