EMS Crew Medically Induces Coma, Brings Man Back to Life

The man had been lying in a culvert and in water near his home for 14 hours when crews arrived


 
 

TriCities.com | | Monday, January 14, 2013


ROGERSVILLE – David Hillard had one foot in death’s door on New Year’s Day when physicians and nurses at Hawkins County Memorial Hospital and paramedics at Hawkins County EMS pulled him back among the living.

Wayne Elam, paramedic supervisor with Hawkins County EMS, said Hillard had been lying in a culvert and in water near his Bulls Gap residence for about 14 hours. When the EMS crew arrived, they medically induced a coma in Hillard.

Click here for the full story.




Connect: Have a thought or feedback about this? Add your comment now
Related Topics: News, coma

What's Your Take? Comment Now ...

Buyer's Guide Featured Companies

Featured Careers & Jobs in EMS

Get JEMS in Your Inbox

 

Fire EMS Blogs


Blogger Browser

Today's Featured Posts

 

EMS Airway Clinic

Mechanical CPR is Producing Resuscitation Results Beyond Expectations

Discover why clinical studies are finding mechanical CPR just as effective as optimally-performed CPR.
More >

Multimedia Thumb

New Technology Helps Missouri Ambulances

Strategic GPS tracking helps in Springfield.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Profile: Hospital Wing Air Ambulance

Take a look inside this Memphis service.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

New Monitors for Wyoming EMS

Grant helps Torrington EMS get new equipment.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

London Medics Increasingly Attacked

One medic describes her violent confrontation.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Violence, Arson in Ferguson

Crowds in Ferguson and elsewhere react to decision.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

California Bus Rollover

One killed and dozens injured.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Buffalo Residents Dig Out and Prepare for Flooding

Flooding expected as heavy snow melts.
More >


Multimedia Thumb

Field Bridge Xpress ePCR on iPad, Android, Kindle Fire

Sneak peek of customizable run forms & more.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

LMA MAD Nasal™

Needle-free intranasal drug delivery.
Watch It >


Multimedia Thumb

Braun Ambulances' EZ Door Forward

Helps to create a safer ambulance module.
Watch It >


More Product Videos >