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Patient Assessment Technologies Hold Promise to Transform EMS

A vast increase in information transfer capability from the field promises to revolutionize EMS. In this article, Dr. Raymond Fowler looks at a few of these technologies and examines the barriers to implementation.

Posted Sunday, December 8, 2013

Medical Alert Bracelets Get a Makeover in Tennessee

The women put their heads together for purposes both fun and noble.

Posted Monday, July 11, 2011

Ohio System Wants Paramedics To Have Leeway In Trauma Care Protocols

Patients were later transferred to trauma centers after their symptoms worsened.

Posted Monday, March 28, 2011

Paramedic Testifies In Jackson Hearing

Paramedic came to the conclusion that things didn't add up.

Posted Thursday, January 6, 2011

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Virginia Department Launches New EMS Bracelet Technology

Device puts latest patient history at responder's fingertips.

Posted Monday, December 20, 2010

Student In Ohio Crash Mistakenly Declared Dead

Woman ejected from crash recovering in critical condition.

Posted Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Maryland Woman Falsely Declared Dead

Officers did not check for a pulse.

Posted Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Missouri Court Denies EMS Immunity

Case reviewed definition of "true emergency."

Posted Monday, October 4, 2010

Maryland Department Makes Changes after Fatal Patient Assessment

Three years later daughter still looks for discipline.

Posted Tuesday, July 13, 2010


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