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2013-11-14 23:27:56

EMS Toolkit Welcomes Barry Britt as New VP of Business Development Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 EMS Toolkit is proud to announce that Barry Britt, BS, EMT-P, is their new Vice President of Business Development. Barry brings over 30 years of experience in public safety to EMS Toolkit. In his new role, Barry will be responsible for over-seeing sales team leadership, driving revenue, product review and overall growth strategies. Prior to joining EMS Toolkit, Barry served as the...

2013-11-14 23:25:13

Air Ambulance Service Aeromedevac has announced that they are now offering safe medical flights with full medical support teams to any international location across the globe. San Diego, Calif (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 American travelers who experience a medical emergency while traveling in Mexico can rest assured that there is now an air ambulance service that can transport them home with full medical support while en route to an American medical facility. Aeromedevac is the leading...

2013-11-11 23:25:26

John Roland, MD, to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s 23rd Facility Lewisville, Tx (PRWEB) November 11, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced John Roland, MD, as the medical director of its new facility in Mesquite, Texas. Dr. Roland received his BS in Biochemistry from the University of Colorado and his MD from UT Medical School at San Antonio. He completed his residency at Duke University and has 17 years...

2013-11-08 23:24:59

Celebrates 9th Facility in DFW with Donation to Mansfield High School and Open House Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room opened its 9th facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex in Mansfield, Texas at 7 a.m. today. The new Mansfield facility is located at 995 N Walnut Creek Drive, Mansfield, TX 76063 and is open 24 hours, 7 days per week. “We are excited to be a part of the community and look forward to providing the highest quality medical care to...

2013-11-07 23:35:19

First Choice Emergency Room opens first facility in Denver area. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, announced that it will open a facility in Arvada, Colorado. "I am pleased to announce that we are opening our second facility in Colorado," said Dr. Mike Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. "We are looking forward to delivering the...

2013-11-07 23:29:08

“First Contact-to-Balloon” Initiative Accelerates Patient Diagnosis, Empowers EMS to Activate Hospital Cardiac Teams Pittsburgh PA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 When a heart attack strikes, time is never on the victim’s side. Without swift treatment to restore blood flow to the heart, a patient’s chances of survival or escaping serious cardiovascular injury diminish by the minute. That’s particularly true for a dangerous type of heart attack called ST-elevation myocardial...

2013-10-31 23:30:06

EMED Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port Authority of Jamaica. This agreement allows EMED's emergency ground and air ambulance evacuation services for cruise ship passengers traveling to Jamaica. Kingston, Jamaica (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD.(EMED), Jamaica’s premier air ambulance evacuation service today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Port...

2013-10-30 23:34:58

Enhanced Medical Services Benefit Local Residents Pearland, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Prime Urgent Care offers expedited services that are ideal for those times when a trip to the emergency room is not warranted but the services of a family practice doctor are not ideal either, like after hours or on weekends. Prime Urgent Care has recently announced new medical services for its valued Pearland area residents. Urgent care facilities generally provide patients with a wonderful middle...

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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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