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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.

2011-05-11 00:00:29

The Emergency Room at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center is nationally accredited as a Chest Pain Center and Primary Stroke Center. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 The Emergency Room at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center (FHMMC) (http://www.floridalhospitalmemorial.org) has the experience and processes in place to stop a heart attack or stroke within minutes. “ We are a nationally accredited Chest Pain Center and Primary Stroke Center,” said Alex Heggblod,...

2011-05-05 14:14:00

LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It started as a typical day for retired Fire Chief Fred Gies, but it would be anything but normal. As he did on so many mornings before, the Lakewood resident had made coffee for his wife Cathy, an administrator for Memorial HealthCare IPA.

2011-04-28 00:00:28

National EMS Week heroes lay it on the line each and every day, and in support Action Training Systems has launched a 25-title Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) series.

2011-04-22 00:00:30

Leading health IT provider eDoctor, Inc. adds former Special Forces Medic Charles E. Thomas to its Medical Advisory Board to provide large-scale emergency perspective to ePrescribing technology Rockville, MD (PRWEB) April 21, 2011 Maryland-based health IT provider eDoctor, Inc.

2011-04-21 00:00:29

EMS agencies, fire departments, and other businesses continue to embrace Aladtec's online employee scheduling and workforce management systems.

2011-04-14 07:00:00

RICHMOND, Va., April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Richmond Ambulance Authority (RAA) and Bon Secours Virginia Health System, in partnership with Motorcycle Virginia, Inc., today launched a new program designed to save the lives of injured motorcyclists.

2011-04-11 00:00:37

The Human Anatomy Course provides continuing education and reference to those in the medical field and students in need of supplemental instruction in anatomy and physiology studies. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 09, 2011 MyReviewsNow, in cooperation with The Human Anatomy Course, is excited to announce a virtual online instructional program designed to supplement those in the medical field including nurses, paramedics, and physical therapists as well as students students in need of complimentary...

2011-03-14 12:10:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad, one of the nation's most advanced and best-trained rescue squads, were honored in graduation ceremonies at the Montgomery County (Md.) Fire and Rescue Training Academy on March 11.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.