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UK EMS Crews Angry Over Lack of Stab Vests

The East of England Ambulance Trust, which has been giving Essex workers the protective gear since 2006, has said it will stop issuing stab vests.

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2009

PA Town s First Female Mayor is Paramedic As Well

Mary Popovich has done a lot of things in her life.

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2009

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4 Children, 2 Adults Injured after Car Slams into Indianapolis Day Care Center

Methodist Hospital reported they are treating four children, and one of them is in critical condition.

Posted Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Paramedics Participate in 12-Lead ECG Program

The electrocardiogram (ECG) is a diagnostic tool that measures and records the electrical activity of the heart in exquisite detail. Interpretation of these details allows diagnosis of a wide range of heart conditions.

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Burke County Places Trial EMS Station in Rugged Area to Determine Needs, Response Effect

Establishing and operating the temporary base in the first half of 2010 will help Burke EMS produce a permanent solution to the problem.

Posted Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Respiratory Therapist Hits Pedestrian, Then Performs CPR

A respiratory therapist on her way to work at a hospital hit a pedestrian on State Road 60, and then likely saved the man's life.

Posted Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Emergency Room Patient Steals NY Ambulance

After she was processed into the emergency department, Diescher returned to the vehicle idling outside and drove off.

Posted Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Paramedics Unaware of Assault; Madison Reviews 911 Policies

A Fire Department report indicates only that paramedics responded to "a man sleeping in a alley. We were able to get him up and inside his house."

Posted Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Houston City Council Considers Raising Ambulance Fee

Houston City Council is looking at more than doubling the fee for an ambulance ride.

Posted Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Arkansas Air Ambulance Utilizes Night Vision Devices

The $11,000 night vision goggles clipped to Anderson s helmet help him navigate his Bell 206 helicopter.

Posted Monday, November 30, 2009


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