Latest EMS News
Dr. Robert Tober appears on "Good Morning America" to discuss his "pit crew concept" for cardiac arrest.
Twenty-three emergency medical responders from Butte, Glenn and other Northern California counties attended a three-day training course this week in Corning to learn how to react to chemical, biological, nuclear and explosive threats.
An ambulance company providing on-the-spot medical services at sporting events will continue to do so in San Joaquin County, Calif., after operating without a county-issued permit.
It was a foul odor, not foul play, that forced the crew of a Boston-bound US Airways jet to call for medical help Monday.
Officials from ambulance services across New York State gathered behind Sen. Charles E. Schumer in Buffalo on Monday to highlight what they called inadequate Medicare reimbursement rates for emergency responders and to support his new bill to hike them.
Acting on the training they received earlier this year, four staff members at Davison Alternative High School restarted a student's heart and breathing with a defibrillator.
The number of trauma victims is expected to exceed 2,800 in 2007, up from 2,109 in 2006, say officials at Community Regional Medical Center in Fresno, Calif.
The mother of a 15-year-old who was fatally hit by a car in 2004 is suing Hartford, Conn., and a local ambulance company claiming they did not properly react to his injuries.
Ambulance service directors in rural Georgia and Tennessee say they're battling a shortage of paramedics as training facilities dwindle and graduates seek jobs in better-paying fields.
Though ambulance services in surrounding Tennessee counties have complained of an acute shortage in paramedics, Hamilton County officials say local recruitment problems stem from the quality of applicants -- not quantity.