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2014-01-16 12:30:11

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York saw improvements in the category of Access to Emergency Care, but dropped in two other categories, receiving an overall C grade in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state has the fourth longest average emergency department wait times and the highest hospital...

2014-01-16 12:30:09

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Indiana received a near-failing D+ grade in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The Report Card ranked Indiana 40(th )in the nation -- unchanged since 2009 -- citing needs for state-level planning and coordination to improve disaster preparedness and the quality and patient...

2014-01-16 12:29:46

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Massachusetts is the second highest ranked state in the nation for its overall emergency medical care system. The state received a B- in the American College of Emergency Physicians' (ACEP) state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) The state has committed to access to care,...

2014-01-16 12:29:42

What are my state's grades? Find them at www.emreportcard.org WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Florida received an overall C-, ranking 27(th) overall in the 2014 American College of Emergency Physicians' state-by-state report card on America's emergency care environment ("Report Card"). The state received an F in the category of Access to Emergency Care, ranking it 49(th) in the nation. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "The...

2014-01-15 23:28:35

Celebrates 13th Facility in Dallas-Fort Worth Located at Frankford and the Tollway Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its North Dallas Tollway facility at 7am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 28th facility overall and 13th in Dallas-Fort Worth. The new North Dallas Tollway facility is located at 4535 Frankford Road, Dallas, TX 75287 and is open 24-7. “We have an amazing clinical team and a fantastic facility,” said Dr....

2014-01-14 23:30:07

Northeast San Antonio Facility will be First Choice ER’s First Location in San Antonio Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open its Northeast San Antonio facility at Nacogdoches and Thousand Oaks in early 2014. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding to San Antonio with the opening of our Northeast San Antonio facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli,...

2014-01-14 23:02:20

The Louisiana State Police surprised Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in serving their communities. (PRWEB) January 14, 2014 The Louisiana State Police have awarded Acadian Ambulance and Air Med with their elite Distinguished Service Award. The award is bestowed upon entities that are friends and comrades of the LSP and go above and beyond in...

2014-01-10 23:23:18

Celebrates 12th Facility in Dallas-Fort Worth with Donations to Lewisville High School and Flower Mound High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) January 10, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 12th facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in Lewisville, Texas at 7am today. The new Lewisville facility is located at 1596 Main Street, Lewisville, TX 75067 and is open 24-7. “We are proud to be a part of the Lewisville community and look forward to providing the highest quality...

2014-01-09 08:21:06

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Haiti Air Ambulance (HAA), a New York not-for-profit corporation, will offer Haiti's first helicopter emergency medical service this Spring. Funded entirely from private contributions and operated to FAA air ambulance standards, the new service will be officially announced this Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014, in Haiti. Four years after the devastating earthquake on Jan. 12, 2010, Haiti still has only one trauma center, no air ambulance...

2014-01-08 23:24:33

Leigh Galatzan, MD to Lead Facility at New Facility at Frankford and the Tollway Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced Leigh Galatzan, MD as the medical director of its new North Dallas Tollway facility. After graduating from medical school, Dr. Galatzan trained in general surgery and family practice. He is board-certified by the American Board of Emergency Medicine and has...


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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2013-04-30 13:21:44

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is an emergency procedure performed in an effort to preserve brain function and manually pump blood through to the body’s vital organs, until further measures are taken to restore spontaneous circulation. CPR is indicated in cardiac arrest patients, but may also be performed on patients with an unresponsive presentation or those experiencing agonal breaths or severe and prolonged arrhythmias such as bradycardia or tachycardia. The first...

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  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
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  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
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