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Medics Witness Oklahoma Plane Crash

"Our paramedics were driving down Northwest Expressway and they saw the single-engine plane crash," O'Leary said.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Minnesota ambulance failed to follow guidelines

No one was behind the ambulance guiding down the narrow alley - a practice recommended in department policy.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009

EKU plans to develop new ambulance station

Eastern Kentucky University and the Madison County Emergency Medical Service have agreed to a property swap that will lead to a new ambulance station.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Hamptons seek better fitting driveways

Proposed regulations would ensure driveways are wide enough to get ambulances and fire trucks through.

Posted Tuesday, July 28, 2009

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Medical center teaches paramedics to handle disasters

The scenarios "stress them, and that is the whole point," according to David Jaslow, a doctor with the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia who helps run the courses. "If they overcome their fears in the classroom, they can do it in real life."

Posted Monday, July 27, 2009

Wrong way crash in New York kills eight

The children who died were girls ages 2, 5, 7 and 9. The fifth child, a boy, age 5, was hospitalized.

Posted Monday, July 27, 2009

Delaware Medics Get Automatic CPR Devices

Sussex County paramedics have a new tool in their medical arsenal - a device that can replace hands in performing CPR, the first in the state.

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009

Massachusetts Ambulance Crash; 4 Injured

Burkott said the driver of the other vehicle, which a preliminary report indicates went through a stop sign.

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009

Pennsylvania FD Ends Ambulance Service

It is a financial matter, fire company President Tabitha Livingston said. The run load doesn t support the ambulance."

Posted Saturday, July 25, 2009


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