Latest paramedic Stories

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).

2010-05-07 09:51:00

WASHINGTON, May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) will kick off the 37th annual Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week starting May 16th with events in communities across the nation, as well as several national events organized around the theme, "Anytime.

2010-04-30 15:18:00

Special Project Partner StreetSmart Segway Teams Up with Pittsburgh EMS for Ride-Along PITTSBURGH, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation, an affiliate charity partner, will participate with a team of runners, walkers and volunteers in the Dick's Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Marathon on Sunday, May 2.

2010-04-30 07:00:00

DALLAS, April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- A partnership announced today between Medical City Hospital and Dallas Fire-Rescue (DFR) now provides Dallas residents with the benefit of potential life-saving technology, as Medical City recently helped outfit all DFR rescue units with state-of-the-art LIFENET STEMI Management Solution cardiac alert devices.

2010-04-29 07:30:00

LOS ANGELES, April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- The County of Los Angeles Fire Museum announced today the induction of Eugene Nagel, MD, Leonard Cobb, MD, J.

2010-04-06 17:34:00

Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn provides hands-on training benefiting military and community care SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Scottsdale Healthcare officials and Congressman Harry Mitchell today announced construction of a new military trauma training center at Scottsdale Healthcare Osborn Medical Center.

2010-04-05 04:00:00

PANAMA CITY, Fla., April 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The first wave of Spring Breakers has hit the sugar white sands of Panama City Beach, Florida. While most don't plan on a trip to the emergency department while they're on vacation, some end up there.

Word of the Day
  • A young chicken: also used as a pet name for children.
The word 'chickabiddy' may come from 'chick' plus 'biddy', a name used in calling a hen or chicken.