Latest paramedic Stories

2009-09-14 13:11:51

During air-medical transport of acutely-ill patients, 1 in 20 experience a critical event such as death, major resuscitation or blood pressure deterioration.

2009-08-28 12:51:09

Authorities in Illinois said a woman destroyed her car by trying to use a cigarette lighter to check the level of fuel in a gas can she was filling. Police said the 27-year-old woman was filling up a gas can in the passenger seat of her yellow 1970 Chevrolet 400 at a 7-11 gas station in Joliet at about 10:30 p.m.

2009-08-19 10:40:48

A paramedic in Lombard, Ill., says a local woman gave birth in her home, 18 months after she had another child in his ambulance. Paramedic Jack Shafer said when he arrived at the home of Jennifer Stringer and Rick Tresselt Monday, he immediately connected the house to a March 2008 incident that ended

2009-08-18 11:24:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Edward G. Rendell today signed into law Senate Bill 240, a measure to update and enhance Pennsylvania's existing Emergency Medical Services Act.

2009-08-12 10:15:00


2009-08-12 08:20:29

Arizona researchers have added another piece to the mounting body of evidence that suggests during resuscitation efforts to treat patients in cardiac arrest, "passive ventilation" significantly increases survival rates, compared to the widely practiced "assisted ventilation."

2009-08-06 11:00:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobile productivity and management software, today announced that it has been selected by Bell Ambulance to enable seamless roaming and data connectivity for its mobile emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics.

2009-07-27 19:36:06

Michael Jackson's personal physician administered a strong drug investigators think killed the U.S. pop star, a source told CNN Monday. Dr.

2009-07-26 11:18:30

Law enforcement sources say paramedics called to Michael Jackson's Los Angeles home found the U.S.

2009-07-24 07:46:36

The EUREKA E! 3722 4 SAVE project has resulted in a design for high tech polyvalent rescue vehicles able to take paramedics to a disaster area and immediately carry up to four patients away for treatment.

Word of the Day
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
  • In the month which preceded the present; in the last month, as distinguished from the current or present month and all others.
The word 'ultimo' comes from the Latin phrase 'ultimo mense', 'in the last month'.