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2014-05-08 23:14:02

Manohar Alloju, MD Welcomed to His New Role Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the largest network of independent freestanding emergency rooms in the United States, named Manohar Alloju, MD as the Facility Medical Director of its Spring facility. “We are proud to have Dr. Alloju leading our Spring facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director of First Choice Emergency Room. After graduating from the University of Texas, Dr. Alloju...

2014-05-07 23:14:14

The Whambulance & KHMX 96.5 will be featured at the event. Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 07, 2014 First Choice Emergency Room, the leading freestanding emergency room system in the United States, will host a street party at their Atascocita facility on Saturday, May 10th from 12pm-2pm. During the event, the Whambulance, a converted 2005 Chevy Kodiak Heavy Duty Ambulance that now stands 14 feet tall, 13 feet wide and 25 feet long, will be parked outside the facility and attendees can...

2014-05-07 08:34:09

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Angel MedFlight Worldwide Air Ambulance service continues its unprecedented growth as an industry leader, with yet another record-setting month. The number of medical flights in April increased 23 percent, over just one year ago. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140506/84955 The longest flight was 3,030 miles, from Louisiana to Lima, Peru, with more than 100,000 total miles flown during the month. A majority of patients...

2014-05-06 23:17:35

First Choice Emergency Room Announces Expansion in Colorado Lewisville, TX (PRWEB) May 06, 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 Colorado Springs, Colorado at the end of May. “I am pleased to announce that we are expanding in Colorado with the opening of our new Colorado Springs – Woodmen facility,” said Dr. James M. Muzzarelli, Executive Medical Director...

2014-05-06 23:13:53

Air Ambulance provider EMED having an agreement with Tenet Healthcare Corporation, one of the largest healthcare networks in the United States, will allow quick access for The Tryall Club’s guests, members and employees in need of medical care while vacationing in Jamaica. Montego Bay, Jamaica (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 EMED (EMEDICAL GLOBAL JAMAICA LTD.), the Caribbean’s premier air ambulance, ground ambulance, and medical concierge service provider, has signed a multi-year agreement with...

2014-05-06 08:22:09

SHANGHAI, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China's largest air ambulance service provider, Shenzhen Deer Jet Medical Co., Ltd. ("Deer Jet Medical" or "DJM") sealed today with Shanghai East Hospital and Shanghai East International Medical Center ("SEIMC") a joint strategic partnership agreement on aero medicine and aero-medical base in Shanghai, the first close initiative between Chinese medical jet service and top hospitals to promote aero medicine and offer patients one-stop emergency air...

2014-05-01 23:07:34

Mecklenburg EMS Agency honored with national award for heart attack treatment and survival rates. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 Mecklenburg EMS Agency has just been announced as the 2014 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Silver Level Recognition Award winner by the American Heart Association (AHA). Medic received this prestigious national award for its reality-based employee training, quality improvement measures and highly successful collaboration with area hospital systems in the...

2014-05-01 23:01:07

Fourth Annual Excellence Award Presentation at 26th National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 01, 2014 MedicAlert Foundation and the Congressional Fire Services Institute (CFSI) recognized the innovation and leadership of three fire departments with the Excellence in Fire Service-Based EMS Award at the 26th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner tonight at the Washington Hilton. The honorees were the Memphis Fire Department (TN), Howard County...

2014-05-01 08:44:23

Dispatcher is Honored with SmartSave Award for Using Smart911 to Relay Vital Medical Details as EMS Responded to Man in Distress HOUMA, La., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of February 26, Dominique Bonvillain was working a regular shift at the Terrebonne Parish Communications District when she received an urgent call for help. A panicked female was on the other end of the line, desperately seeking help for her male roommate who was unconscious but breathing. The woman,...

2014-04-23 09:40:01

Using an ambulance that included a computed tomography (CT) scanner, point-of-care laboratory, telemedicine connection and a specialized prehospital stroke team resulted in decreased time to treatment for ischemic stroke, according to a study in the April 23/30 issue of JAMA, a neurology theme issue. Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability. In acute ischemic stroke, thrombolysis (dissolving of blood clots) using intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) is the treatment of...


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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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