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Little Rock Woman Dies after Paramedics Make Wrong Call

Two senior paramedics with Metropolitan EMS are on paid leave. Two senior paramedics with Metropolitan EMS are on paid leave. The medics thought a patient died, but she was very much alive. The woman died Sunday.

The MEMS director is not faulting his employees just yet. He says all of his paramedics are highly trained to detect a patient s vital signs and make important medical decisions on the spot. So what happened Friday when two paramedics responded to an emergency and determined the patient was dead when she was actually alive?

Read More, Update: Woman dies day after paramedics make wrong call