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2012-04-01 23:02:00

Air Critical Care introduces its new service that offers physicians on any air ambulance flight or medical escort.

2012-03-28 23:00:59

The Maricopa Community Colleges today announced the Fire Science, EMT, and Paramedic programs at Scottsdale Community College (SCC) will transition to Mesa Community College (MCC) beginning this

2012-03-28 00:32:01

Paramedics can reduce someone's chances of having a cardiac arrest or dying by 50 percent by immediately administering a mixture of glucose, insulin and potassium ("GIK") to people having a heart attack.

2012-03-27 23:03:46

Despite being 50-year-old technology, bag valve masks are still the standard of care in pre-hospital resuscitation.

2012-03-27 20:32:15

The ambulance service response to emergency calls for elderly falls patients varies widely across the UK.

2012-03-21 14:52:58

Health care practitioners have long understood the importance of "door to balloon” time for heart attack patients—the faster they can get the patient from the door of the hospital to a catheterization lab to open a clogged artery, the better the patient will do.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).