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2011-09-01 12:00:09

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.

2011-08-12 00:00:28

MedixSafe™ 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: MedixSafe™ new narcotic safes and narcotic cabinets are the result of a fire commissioner‘s concern about employee theft and built to his specifications.

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.

2011-07-14 09:34:00

"Military Medic to Paramedic" plan will accelerate path to licensed paramedic and nursing degrees LANSING, Mich., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lansing Community College - after two years of planning - is set to launch a unique medical program that will give a well-earned boost to men and women who served as military medics.

2011-06-30 10:43:00

MedicAlert Foundation and Children's Hospital Central California Form Alliance MADERA, Calif., June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After years of independently serving children and families, two key organizations - MedicAlert Foundation and Children's Hospital Central California (Children's) - have partnered to provide emergency medical information and identification services to children in the Central Valley.

2011-06-29 12:30:01

Coordinating care among emergency medical services (EMS) and hospital systems significantly reduced the time to transfer heart attack patients to hospitals providing emergency coronary angioplasty.

2011-06-21 01:59:25

A shorter pause in CPR just before a defibrillator delivered an electric shock to a cardiac arrest victim's heart significantly increased survival.


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