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Investigators have studied the use of IO devices by emergency medical professionals under various conditions and reported quantitative results.
Hudson County s Emergency Medical Service providers agree with a recent report saying New Jersey's Emergency Response Services system needs an overhaul, but they don't agree on how to do it.
Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania rescue crew had to cut a hole in the house of a 900-pound Michigan man, move him with a forklift and take him to the hospital on a flatbed truck.
A widely recognized author believes intelligence agencies won't always be able to prevent terrorist attacks, but the U.S. should put more resources into emergency health care responders.
This month, all five companies offering cellular service in Cambria County, Pa., will be "plugged in" so dispatchers will be able to locate emergency callers and send help quickly.
First-responder identification cards are a great idea, but the question is whether and how much communities and the federal government are willing to pay for them.
The Wayland Area (Mich.) Ambulance Service is getting a federal grant of up to $35,613 to help cover training costs.
Thieves took advantage of another person's troubles Saturday afternoon, helping themselves to $1,000 worth of items from an open ambulance.
Four Washington fire districts consider working together to secure a mutual aid unit.
The winners of the 2007 JEMS Games took home the gold after a strong performance in the Asia Pacific Simulation Challenge in Australia.
Fire safety education should include immigrant populations.
For the first time in 18 years, the Wind Lake Fire Department has a new president.
Ten quick-thinking firefighters and EMTs were honored Friday for their rescue of a woman in cardiac arrest.
The manufacturer of an airboat used in a botched rescue attempt in August 2006 blames the Cornish Rescue Squad for the death of a Vermont woman.
New York City Transit workers will receive additional security and emergency response training this week; workers on the system's commuter railroads and bus lines to soon follow.
Concussions in football players are a hidden epidemic.
American Medical Response, the company that provides ambulance service to most of Clark County, has won a 2.4 percent rate increase effective Monday.
Fire departments in Wisconsin cannot use the federal HIPAA law as a reason to withhold basic public information about ambulance calls, such as names and addresses of those who required medical help.
Rep. Stephen DiNatale, D-Fitchburg, files a bill that would allow blood testing of a patient, without consent, if others are exposed.
Collections for the ambulance service in Sequatchie County (Tenn.) are mounting and should stabilize in the next few months.
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