Latest paramedic Stories

2010-08-12 06:00:00

Defibrillator has no leads to the heart; may remedy issues associated with other devices CHICAGO, Aug.

2010-07-08 14:22:00

Paramedic Students Use Social Media and Humor to Raise Awareness of CPR and AEDs PITTSBURGH, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation today announced the grand prize winner of its You Can Save a Life Video Awareness Contest.

2010-06-29 11:31:00

DALLAS, June 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Thermal Angel Blood and IV Fluid Infusion Warmer, a patented medical device being utilized by U.S.

2010-06-17 07:00:00

CHICAGO, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As Father's Day approaches, most Americans take some time to reflect on and give thanks for their fathers. In today's challenging world, the one thing that binds us together and keeps us strong is family.

2010-06-04 13:02:00

SAN DIEGO and STOCKHOLM, June 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Amgen executive Alan Raffensperger has been appointed the new Chief Executive Officer of BeneChill, a privately held medical device company launching its first product, a novel cooling device for use by emergency response teams in the field, later this year in Europe.

2010-06-02 17:20:00

CHICAGO, June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- 80 percent of all out-of-hospital cardiac arrests occur in private residential settings and according to the American Heart Association, approximately 95 percent of sudden cardiac arrest victims die before reaching the hospital.

2010-05-14 13:16:58

People who realize that stroke symptoms are occurring in a family member or friend still may not call 9-1-1 — delaying vital treatment, according to research published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association.

2010-05-14 12:00:00

Korean doctors are suggesting that speeding ambulances might do more harm than good to patients receiving cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

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