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Autopsy Results Released in Pittsburgh Snow Death

Medics couldn't reach Mitchell during the storm and asked him to walk to them.

Posted Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Drunks Take Syracuse Ambulance on Joyride

Two men who had been drinking jumped into an ambulance outside Upstate University Hospital and and went for a joyride.

Posted Tuesday, May 4, 2010

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First EMS on the Hill Day Starts Tomorrow

EMTs and paramedics will meet with their senators and representatives in Congress during EMS on the Hill Day.

Posted Monday, May 3, 2010

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Medevac Crash Victim's Family Sues for $15 Million

The complaint also faults FAA air traffic controllers for "unresponsiveness" and "inattention."

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

Massachusetts Medics Blame Firefighter for Reckless Driving

Two paramedics have filed a complaint against a fellow firefighter.

Posted Thursday, April 29, 2010

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Burger Bosses Battle for Business and an Idea with Bite

A Colorado paramedic invents a scoop-and-suction catheter, the Erin (Ontario) Fire Department encourages citizens to exaggerate complaints, and a Kentucky air medical service aims to improve STEMI outcomes in rural communities.

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Tackling Mandatory Overtime

When the calls keep coming in and the staff isn’t available, how do you force people to work?

Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010

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Use these Tips from an EMS Professor

A classroom professor might not have the real-world clout a field provider does, but the professor might have more real-world knowledge than the student thinks.

Posted Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Police Begin EMS Transport Investigation

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says a criminal investigation is under way into a senior paramedic's decision not to transport a 2-year-old girl who later died.

Posted Monday, March 15, 2010






 

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