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2011-10-26 19:00:00

According to the National Registry of EMTs, the National Average Pass Rate for Paramedics went from 70% in 2010 to 72% in 2011. In comparison, NEMSAâs Paramedic Pass Rate went from 73% in 2010 to a whopping 88% this year. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) October 26, 2011 Each year, the National EMS Academy, located in Lafayette, LA, and operating as a division of Acadian Companies, continues to exceed the National Average Pass Rate for EMTs (Basic and Paramedic). This year, through...

2011-09-01 12:00:09

Study led by Ottawa Hospital researcher published in the New England Journal of Medicine A study involving nearly 10,000 cardiac arrest patients from 10 North American regions has shown that extending the period of initial cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by paramedics and firefighters from one to three minutes provides no benefit. The study, led by Dr. Ian Stiell of the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI), the University of Ottawa (uOttawa) and the Resuscitation Outcomes...

2011-08-12 00:00:28

MedixSafeâ“ž¢ New Dual Credential Narcotic Safes and Narcotic Cabinets Employ Technology to Secure and Discourage Theft by EMTs and Paramedics. (PRWEB) August 10, 2011 Memphis, TN: MedixSafeâ“ž¢ new narcotic safes and narcotic cabinets are the result of a fire commissioner"Ëœs concern about employee theft and built to his specifications. MedixSafeâ“ž¢ offers dual access, IP, and biometric...

2011-08-03 18:00:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Health is disappointed by the serious allegations made yesterday in a press release issued by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) with respect to the arrest of Mr. Saeed Mahdi. The Ministry would like to clarify the serious falsehoods in the MSF press release. 1. The events to which the MSF press release speaks occurred because it was operating an unlicensed medical center in a residential apartment building. As MSF was...

2011-08-03 16:20:00

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For a week in July at Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College, 13 youths investigated crime scenes, examined blood spatters, navigated their way through a smoke-filled apartment and practiced life-saving skills during the College's Camp HERO (How Emergency Responders Operate). The camp, for ages 11 to 15, gave students an introduction into the lives and operations of firefighters, law enforcement officers and paramedics....


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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