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At the center of a debate in Ft. Worth, Texas is whether an AED used on a man shot by a Taser was functional.
The Ohio EMS board has no authority over EMTs who administer lethal drugs in state executions.
Paramedics used a defibrillator and administered CPR to a jockey during Thursday s qualifiers at Hiawatha Horse Park.
When an Alabama paramedic started choking at home, her police officer husband saved her life.
Governments must boost preparations for a swift response to a coming "explosion" of cases, the World Health Organization said Friday.
"When I got to the house, I shook my head and said, 'Not again,' " Shafer said.
Theoretically, moving ambulance service into City Hall could make a lot of sense.
Board members asked Frient to determine whether these technicians were under their jurisdiction. Under state law, intermediate EMTs are not authorized to work with these drugs.
The helipads around the state will cut at least 30 minutes, and as much as three hours, from transport times of patients taken hospital-to-hospital statewide, Judge said. They streamline critical care and make it safer.
Pa. Gov. Edward G. Rendell signed into law Senate Bill 240, a measure to update and enhance Pennsylvania's existing Emergency Medical Services Act. Read some key points of the law.