Quantcast

Latest Emergency medical services Stories

2014-06-06 23:01:52

The ageing population has driven growth in the Ambulance Services industry in the past five years. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Ambulance Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) June 07, 2014 Australia's population relies on the Ambulance Services industry for a critical emergency service. The industry's various government-funded operators are at a constant state of readiness to ensure patients that require...

2014-06-05 23:15:50

First Choice Emergency Room Opening Fifteenth Facility in Dallas-Fort Worth Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 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 Frisco, Texas at the end of June. “I am pleased to announce our 35th facility will be opening in Frisco, Texas,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. First...

2014-06-05 12:31:45

Training to be held at Lakewood Center Mall in Lakewood, CA LAKEWOOD, Calif., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lakewood Regional Medical Center will provide free hands-only CPR training on Sidewalk CPR Day, June 5, at Lakewood Center Mall in the main center court starting at 11:00 am until 2:00 pm as one of over 80 sites across Los Angeles County. Last year, more than 7,000 people learned how to save a life in just five minutes with a quick lesson from local firefighters and...

2014-06-03 12:45:27

Leading global provider of intuitive automated external defibrillator technology spotlights education and awareness to enable anyone to help save a life ANDOVER, Mass., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To mark the 2014 National CPR and AED Awareness Week, Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG AEX: PHIA) is highlighting the importance of access to easy-to-use technology that can help people intervene and save lives during sudden cardiac arrest. National CPR and AED Awareness Week, beginning June 1 and...

2014-05-30 23:16:23

Celebrates Third Facility in Austin with Donation to James Bowie High School Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Austin – Brodie Lane facility at 7 am today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 34th facility overall and third facility in Austin, Texas. The new Austin – Brodie Lane facility is located at 9312 Brodie Lane, Austin, Texas 78748 and is open 24-7. “I am pleased to be a part of First Choice Emergency Room’s...

2014-05-30 16:25:05

NEW YORK, May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A Bronx jury awarded a 29-year-old, handicapped woman $172 million who was tragically injured after New York City EMTs who responded to her home failed to perform even basic emergency care. It was one of the largest negligence verdicts in New York State history, Tiffany Applewhite was 12 years old in 1998 when she began having difficulty breathing while a nurse was administering intravenous medication for an eye infection. The mother...

2014-05-28 23:18:29

Celebrates Third Facility in Colorado with Ribbon Cutting & Open House Lewisville, Texas (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room opened its new Colorado Springs - Woodmen facility today. The facility is First Choice Emergency Room’s 33rd facility overall and second facility in Colorado Springs. The new Colorado Springs - Woodmen facility is located at 3790 E. Woodmen, Colorado Springs, CO 80920 and is open 24-7. “We have an experienced medical team committed to...

2014-05-28 23:11:09

Action Training Systems has released their highly anticipated 27-title Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) series. The series teaches specifically to the National EMS Education Standards (NEMSES) established by the U.S. Department of Transportation, with a focus on NREMT skills requirements. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 As our emergency responders put their lives on the line, a high degree of training is crucial—not only for the patients they serve, but for their own safety as well. Action...

2014-05-23 23:06:25

Murrysville Area EMS Personnel Recognized in On-Field Ceremony Before Tonight’s Pirates Game at PNC Park Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 23, 2014 April 9 began as a beautiful spring day at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville. Suddenly at 7:13 a.m. everything changed. An attacker armed with a pair of 8-inch kitchen knives senselessly stabbed and slashed 22 students and faculty members in the school's crowded hallways. EMS personnel were on the scene in minutes, treating and...

2014-05-21 12:20:36

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance, a world leader in air medical transport, not only flies to all 50 U.S. states, but also to the farthest reaches of the globe. Through a mobile base of operations and fast, long-range, modern business jets, Angel MedFlight offers international medical flights to and from almost any area of the world. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140129/LA54793LOGO-b "Our fleet of Learjet 60s and...


Latest Emergency medical services Reference Libraries

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...

More Articles (1 articles) »
Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
Related