Legal And Ethical

EMS Workers Reach Tentative Contract Agreement - BOSTON

BOSTON -- There will be no strike on Monday after Colorado-based American Medical Response reached a tentative agreement with EMS workers in eastern Massachusetts, Maine and New Hampshire.

Posted Monday, July 30, 2007

Alberta takes steps to prevent paramedics strike

EDMONTON -- Alberta government declared a public emergency Tuesday to head off a strike over wages by about 400 Calgary paramedics.

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2007

Woman accused of check forgery

A former treasurer of the Hecktown Volunteer Ambulance Corps was arraigned Tuesday on theft and forgery charges after she skimmed more than $2,500 from corps funds, police said.

Posted Thursday, July 26, 2007

County's ambulance services defended

If the county calls for bids and awards an ambulance contract to some big out-of-state corporation, local ambulance service likely won't be as effective nor as compassionate as it is now, said Byron Parsons, president and chief executive officer of First Responder Emergency Medical Services.

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2007

CA Paramedic Regulator Chided on Backlog

Posted Saturday, June 30, 2007

A Lesson in Negligence

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Terminating Resuscitation in Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest

The authors created this rule by examining retrospective data, then applied it prospectively to determine its impact on the number of patients transported who did not survive.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Why Are You Transporting Dead Patients?

Agencies should define special circumstances under which deceased patients should still be transported to the hospital.

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Ethics in EMS Continue to Decline

Posted Wednesday, June 27, 2007






 

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