Paramedic supervisor fights for his career

Aug. 20--Stuart Platt was an accomplished paramedic with an unblemished record, until a Friday night in the spring of 2004 when everything fell apart.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

Vicious circle ensnares volunteer responders

Being a first responder like a firefighter or emergency medical responder has its perks. Then there is reality. The compensation for putting your life on the line and saving others doesn't match up.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

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Restricted Access to Patent Airway

A recent study compares skill and efficiency among physicians and paramedics in securing a patent airway in restricted situations.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

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Restricted Access to Patent Airway

A recent study compares skill and efficiency among physicians and paramedics in securing a patent airway in restricted situations.

Posted Monday, August 20, 2007

Comments on Beneficiary Signature Requirement Proposed Rule

We encourage all AAA members to use the sample letter as the foundation for your own comment letter to CMS on the proposed rule.„

Posted Friday, August 17, 2007

Obese patients can ride in new, larger ambulance

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Southside Fire and EMS has added a special-order ambulance meant for very obese patients to its fleet of emergency vehicles.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2007

Three Rescue Workers Killed, Six Injured at Utah Mine

A disastrous cave-in Thursday night killed three rescue workers and injured at least six others who were trying to tunnel through rubble to reach trapped miners, authorities said. Mining officials were considering whether to suspend the rescue effort.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2007

Paramedic admits he possessed child porn

A former Vinton paramedic pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of possessing child pornography.

Posted Friday, August 17, 2007

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Has the EMS world gone lawsuit crazy?

Dear Mr. Werfel, Has the EMS world gone lawsuit crazy over the last year or what? Is it really necessary for an EMT instructor to carry malpractice insurance?

Posted Friday, August 17, 2007


 

 

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