City Paramedics Aid Heat-Stricken

The radio in the emergency medical vehicle crackled - the stifling heat had overwhelmed someone on Lexington Street.

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2007

Rural Metro Struggles to Fill EMT Positions

Knoxville (WVLT) - The incentive is up to $10,000, Rural Metro's signing bonus is now bumped from $6,000.

Posted Thursday, July 12, 2007

County's ambulance services defended

If the county calls for bids and awards an ambulance contract to some big out-of-state corporation, local ambulance service likely won't be as effective nor as compassionate as it is now, said Byron Parsons, president and chief executive officer of First Responder Emergency Medical Services.

Posted Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Paramedic Field Training

Whether your system is urban or rural, inner city or suburban, the true essence of being a paramedic can be found in the basic building blocks instilled early in a paramedic's training. And the basics of a paramedic field training program are simple.

Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2007

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8 in copter crash escape serious injury

Eight people escaped serious injury when their sightseeing helicopter crashed into the Hudson River just north of the Lincoln Tunnel

Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Paramedics become heroes of Champ's tale

When the Labrador mix arrived at a Chicago Fire Department station unable to breathe, the two paramedics didn't know what was wrong with it. After all, their job is to save humans, and they had never worked on a dog.

Posted Tuesday, July 10, 2007

Paramedics to make treatment decisions

PARAMEDICS on emergency calls will be asked to decide whether patients should be treated at home instead of being taken to hospital.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007

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Impact of Rapid Delivery of Acute MI Patients

A recent study was conducted in the city of Calgary, Canada to determine the impact of rapidly delivering acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients to the single interventional facility in the city.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007

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Impact of Rapid Delivery of Acute MI Patients

A recent study was conducted in the city of Calgary, Canada to determine the impact of rapidly delivering acute myocardial infarction (MI) patients to the single interventional facility in the city.

Posted Monday, July 9, 2007






 

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