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2014-03-12 08:30:11

LONDON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Professional work funds Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ]' community action A team of nurses is turning communities across the UK into lifesavers - and a lot more. In the last 12 months, Pulse Medic Services [http://www.pulsemedicservices.co.uk ] has trained around 600 professionals and thousands of ordinary people to deliver the vital skills that can mean the...

2014-03-07 23:03:42

The biggest challenge that first responders and all emergency specialists face is knowing the patient's existing conditions; now they have way of getting this information instantly. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 In the event of a medical emergency, how much do the first responders or even the hospital emergency staff know about someone? Do they know his medical history or allergies? Do they know the medications he is taking? Up until now these questions and more have been a huge...

2014-02-10 08:28:00

Company Expands into Massachusetts and Online with Acquisition of National Medical Education & Training Center ATLANTA, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- JTC Education, the parent company of Medtech College has acquired National Medical Education & Training Center (NMETC), a respected Massachusetts EMT and Paramedic education provider. Based in West Bridgewater, Mass., NMETC offers campus-based and online EMT and Paramedic programs, along with an online Advanced EMT program. As part...

2014-01-24 23:01:37

Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. (PRWEB) January 24, 2014 Superheroes are defined as fictional characters possessing extraordinary or superhuman powers – but don’t tell that to 59-year-old cardiac arrest survivor Keith Myers. At a reunion held Jan. 21 in Jennings, La., with representatives of Acadian Ambulance, Jennings Fire Department, American...

2014-01-22 12:20:31

OTTAWA, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' National Municipal Rail Safety Working Group meeting to hear their views on improving risk assessments, emergency planning and response capability, as well as increasing insurance requirements for railways and shippers. This meeting is one in a series of ongoing discussions with representatives of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities as...

2014-01-08 23:01:54

Acadian Ambulance has been able to avoid the paramedic shortage thanks to their partnership with the National EMS Academy. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Many emergency medical agencies throughout the United States are facing critical shortages of qualified paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Acadian Ambulance, the largest privately owned ambulance company in the nation, has been able to avoid the shortfall. “Even though we have been fortunate to remain fully staffed during...

2013-12-26 23:04:59

Lifeguard Master has recently released a new line of trauma bags, EMS bags, and EMT bags for EMT’s and rescue professionals. Bags are pre-assembled and offered in a variety of sizes to meed the demanding needs of EMT’s. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 At Lifeguard Master, customers receive excellent products that are constantly evaluated with modern technology in mind and are offered at incredibly low prices. Now available at Lifeguard Master are quality created trauma...

2013-12-16 23:22:48

CCA, one of the Colorado community colleges, will use donated training device in its police, fire and EMS curriculum to further expand its reality-based training capabilities. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Community College of Aurora has received a driving simulator for use in its Emergency Medical Services, Police and Fire Academies as a donation from intergovernmental partners City and County of Denver and Denver Fire Department, helping the college further enhance its training...

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...


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  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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