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2014-05-20 23:02:06

In recognition of the vital public service first responders, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics provide, Governor Steve Beshear has proclaimed May 18-24 as Emergency Medical Services Week in Kentucky. The national theme for EMS Week 2014 is ā€œDedicated. For Life.ā€ Lexington, KY (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 During an illness or injury EMS professionals answer the call to provide lifesaving care in some of the most frightening and stressful times for patients, their families...

2006-08-02 16:21:44

By Gene Emery BOSTON (Reuters) - About two-thirds of cardiac arrest patients taken to hospitals by emergency medical technicians die anyway, and probably most could be declared dead at the scene, according to research published on Wednesday. The report in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that certain emergency medical services -- not those staffed by paramedics -- could ease the distress of loved ones and dramatically reduce the number of hopeless but expensive hospital...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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