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2014-05-16 12:30:30

FCC Filings Submitted by Groups Representing 911, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters, EMS, Public Safety, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Public Health WASHINGTON, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A unified front of the nation's leading public safety and public health organizations submitted comments this week in support of a proposed Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rule to help emergency responders more quickly and accurately find 911 callers using wireless phones from indoor locations....

2014-05-15 23:12:37

First Choice ER’s Whambulance will be at the three day event. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will participate in the Wildflower! Arts & Music Festival in Richardson, Texas on May 16th -18th. First Choice ER’s branded monster truck ambulance, the Whambulance, will be at Galatyn Park in Richardson all three days. Attendees can take pictures with the Whambulance, a converted 2005...

2014-05-15 23:05:03

The EMS Advisory Board, a new, six-member panel, has been formed to deliver valuable recommendations to improve Emergency Medical Services (EMS) continuing education San Diego, California (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 TargetSolutions is excited to announce the creation of its EMS Advisory Board. The new six-member panel has been formed to deliver TargetSolutions’ Content team with valuable recommendations to improve existing EMS continuing education courses, as well as review new training...

2014-05-14 23:13:55

Matthew Chase, MD to Lead First Choice Emergency Room’s Woodmen Facility Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 14, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Matthew Chase, MD as the Facility Medical Director of its new Woodmen facility. “We are pleased to announced Dr. Chase as the medical director of our new Woodmen facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency...

2014-05-13 23:13:25

First Choice Emergency Room opening third facility in Austin area. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, announced that it will open a new facility in Austin, Texas at the end of May. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in Texas with the opening of our new Austin – Brodie Lane facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice...

2014-05-13 23:03:19

Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque presents vital information to save lives at Malaysia University of Science and Technology in conjunction with St. John’s Ambulance. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 In an effort to inspire communities to save lives, an ongoing goal of Dr. Karl “Fritz” Disque, National Health Care Provider Solutions coordinated with St. John’s Ambulance to present fundamental information to train those in Malaysia on proper CPR practice. St. John’s Ambulance, a...

2014-05-13 08:32:26

National EMS Week, May 18-24, recognizes and honors the hundreds of thousands of emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners around the country. CLINTON, Mass., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National EMS Week, May 18-24, recognizes and honors the hundreds of thousands of emergency medical services (EMS) practitioners around the country. Now in its 40th year of celebration, EMS Week is a time for national appreciation of the daily life-saving service that EMS practitioners provide...

2014-05-09 23:08:19

Scott Kimball, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 09, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Scott Kimball, MD the Facility Medical Director of its Pearland facility. “We are pleased to announce Dr. Kimball as the new medical director of our Pearland facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. After graduating from the...

2014-05-09 12:26:23

WASHINGTON, May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) celebrates four decades of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week starting May 18(th) with events in communities across the nation, as well as several national events organized around the theme "EMS: Dedicated. For Life." Thirty years of EMS for Children will be celebrated on Emergency Medical Services for Children Day, May 21(st), focusing on EMS training, awareness and special...

2014-05-08 23:15:25

ACLS Medical Training, the Internet’s fastest growing provider of ACLS, PALS, and BLS certification, applauds the heroic efforts of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber by offering free BLS training. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 ACLS Medical Training applauds the heroic, lifesaving efforts of Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber, who performed bystander CPR on a stranger in Portland this week. Gov. Kitzhaber’s showed that knowing CPR and acting when needed can make a difference. To honor...


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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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Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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