ECG Consult: 59yo Construction Worker Complains of Mild Chest Pain

You arrive on scene and find a 59-year-old construction worker complaining of mild chest pain that began 30 minutes ago.
NJ EMS Task Force members help residents feel the facility

NJ EMS Task Force Evacuates Flooded Somerset Facility; 93 Saved

Members were part of a multi-agency operation to move 93 people to safety from the facility following the devastation and flooding caused by Tropical Storm Ida.
Port Orange FL Fire Rescue

Port Orange (FL) Fire Chief Says Ambulance Times Are ‘Satisfactory,’ for Now

Months after a verbal altercation with Volusia County officials over ambulance service led to the firing of then-fire chief Ken Fustin, his replacement says ambulance service in the city is "satisfactory" for now.

Indictment of Paramedics in Elijah McClain’s Death Is First of Its Kind, Experts Say

The case could carry implications for the entire emergency medical profession.
The EMS Handoff

The EMS Handoff: Hold the Nitro… Or Don’t

A 56 year old is complaining of chest pain. The12-lead confirms that. Would you administer the nitroglycerin or hold for another treatment?

International Prehospital Medicine Institute Literature Review, September 2021

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.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance with its emergency lights on.

Toddler Left in Hot Car Has Never Fully Recovered

The toddler left in a hot car allegedly by her mother in June 2018 has never fully recovered from the brain damage caused by the heat.
Participants give CPR to a mannequin inside a moving ambulance during the Fire Ops 101 event at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, Sept. 28, 2018.

Cardiac Arrest Program May Improve Bystander CPR but Not Survival in Black People

But even as the response to cardiac arrest improved in important ways, survival rates rose only in white people.
A woman with Type 2 diabetes prepares to inject herself with insulin at her home in Las Vegas.

Earlier Diabetes Tests Recommended for Overweight U.S. Adults

Overweight and obese Americans should start getting screened for diabetes earlier, at age 35 instead of 40, according to updated guidelines.
City of Norwalk Fire Station Text written on a brick wall with fire and rescue symbol.

Norwalk (OH) Firefighters Sound Alarm Against Cuts to Prehospital Care Response

Starting Monday, there will be a change in who responds to 911 emergency calls in Norwalk.

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