Latest paramedic Stories

2011-11-04 10:22:09

Achy breaky makey wakey heart? A randomized crossover trial of musical prompts Disco Science is better than no music at all at helping to deliver the required number of chest compressions (CPR) to save a heart attack victim's life before s/he gets to hospital, reveals research published online in Emergency Medicine Journal. But Disco Science, which featured in the soundtrack to Guy Ritchie's film Snatch in 2000, still doesn't improve the depth of compression, leading the authors to...

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...

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  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.