Ken Reynolds, Mark Jacobs, and Scott Marcosa, all received medals of commendation from the BAA, along with members of the Natick Fire and Police departments.

MA First Responders Honored for Saving Marathon Runner

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The Marathon's organizer awarded honorary medals to the nine first responders who came to Meghan Roth's aid.
The photo shows the Star of Life.

Your Help Is Needed to Shape the Future of Prehospital Care

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The Prehospital Guidelines Consortium and the National Registry of EMTs are looking to incorporate scientific literature into future certifications.

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, November 2021

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The group's mission is to provide up-to-date education at an affordable cost to those who provide medical care in the prehospital setting.
A yellow bottle of Bayer aspirin sits on a green counter

Aspirin in the Prehospital Setting

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Use this article to learn what aspirin is and when it should -- and should not -- be used in the prehospital setting.
This aerial photo shows the Bonanza Creek Ranch in Santa Fe, N.M., Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021.

Set Medic’s Report Sheds New Info about Alec Baldwin Prop Gun Shooting

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A medic’s report from the set of Alec Baldwin’s movie “Rust” shines more light on a deadly shooting involving a prop gun.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

GA Deputy Credited with Saving Life of Woman Who Cut Off Her Hand

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The woman told the deputy she had intentionally cut her hand off with the saw, but did not offer an explanation.
The ResQR© device is a small piece of equipment that shows where on the chest to place it.

ResQR© Comprehensive Quality CPR AID Improves Performance of CPR Compressions in Untrained Laypersons

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The easy-to-use ResQR© Quality CPR Aid could be used to enhance layperson chest compressions in performing CPR.
Nick Haney crosses the Boston Marathon finish line with the hands raised in the air.

OR Firefighter-Paramedic Running the Boston Marathon Helps Save Life of Runner

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Nick Haney ran a Boston Marathon he will never forget.
A New Orleans EMS ambulance

New Orleans Ambulances to Carry Blood

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New Orleans Emergency Medical Services will carry blood in its ambulances for transfusions before arriving at a hospital.
Figure 1: This is an image demonstrating DSD pad placement. Standard anterolateral placement is shown in red with the second set of pads in an anterioposterior position in blue. For more detailed information on this defibrillation strategy, see the DOSE-VF trial by Cheskes et al.36

A Review of Selected Treatment Options in Refractory Ventricular Fibrillation

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Ethan Deckert, MD, examines treatment options for refractory ventricular fibrillation.

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