Latest paramedic Stories

2009-11-06 09:38:00

Award-Winning Company is Maker of The Thermal Angel Blood & IV Fluid Infusion Warmer DALLAS, Nov.

2009-11-05 14:58:38

When paramedics rush to the scene of a multi-car pileup or a terror attack, their first task is to assess who needs immediate care. But blood hemorrhaging can obscure damage, and the gruesome mess means paramedics can't always determine who should be treated first.

2009-10-20 14:05:02

Emergency medical responders typically know very little about the patients they treat at mass disasters, accident scenes, or other sites where an ambulance is dispatched for rapid response.

2009-10-01 13:24:00

GILBERT, Ariz., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilbert Hospital has finalized its internal preparedness for the H1N1 (Swine Flu) ahead of the anticipated outbreak. The formalized process is not a requirement from the Arizona Department of Health Services or CMS yet it is strongly encouraged.

2009-09-30 07:46:06

Maximizing the proportion of time spent performing chest compressions during cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) substantially improves survival in patients who suffer cardiac arrest outside a hospital setting, according to a multicenter clinical study that included UT Southwestern Medical Center.

2009-09-28 15:21:00

BOTHELL, Wash., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Emergency Medicine at The University of Arizona College of Medicine Tucson, led by Dr. John C.

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.

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.