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2014-01-22 08:22:03

FLUSHING, N.Y., Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear, people across the US now have something that could save their life in case of an auto accident amid the current cold front and icy weather that's plaguing the...

2014-01-13 23:04:16

An industry leader in auto survival equipment says its newly released product could be the solution motorists need to ensure safety during the current cold and icy weather. Flushing, NY (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 According to the National Highway Safety Administration, auto accidents kill more than 40,000 people in the U.S. each year and are the number one cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 34, but thanks to the developers of a newly released Auto Survival Kit by StatGear,...

2014-01-08 23:01:54

Acadian Ambulance has been able to avoid the paramedic shortage thanks to their partnership with the National EMS Academy. (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Many emergency medical agencies throughout the United States are facing critical shortages of qualified paramedics and emergency medical technicians (EMTs). Acadian Ambulance, the largest privately owned ambulance company in the nation, has been able to avoid the shortfall. “Even though we have been fortunate to remain fully staffed during...

2013-12-16 23:02:52

If treated quickly, the severity of many sports injuries, including head injuries, can be lessened with proper and fast care on the field before paramedics arrive, says a SureFire CPR spokesman. Orange, CA (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Long-term effects of sports injuries as reported in recent nightly TV news has served both to increase parental concerns for their children's sports safety - but also to emphasize the importance of an "Emergency Preparedness Play," says Zack...

2013-11-30 23:02:22

Narcotic Theft Continues to Plague EMTs, Paramedics, and Ambulance Administrators Across the US and Canada Memphis, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 Keys or PIN numbers alone are no longer enough to ensure security and accountability for emergency narcotics access. Across the country, reductions in schedule II drug inventories are having a critical impact on patient care, staff integrity, liability, and the bottom line. Nov 13, 2013 NBC Wisconsin Affiliate WEAU reported: "Police were...

2013-11-26 23:02:05

QHR client hospital Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) and Abbeville County EMS (ACEMS), located in Abbeville, SC, recently launched a collaborative Community Paramedic Program, the first of its kind in South Carolina. Brentwood, TN (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 QHR client hospital Abbeville Area Medical Center (AAMC) and Abbeville County EMS (ACEMS), located in Abbeville, SC, recently launched a collaborative Community Paramedic Program, the first of its kind in South Carolina. The program...

2013-11-15 10:45:28

Two new research studies show that location is the most important factor in determining drowning survival. "Ontarians from rural areas are almost three times more likely to die of drowning than urban residents," said Dr. Stephen Hwang of the Centre for Research on Inner City Health at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. Rural residents' increased access to open water, and possibly decreased access to swimming lessons, were some of the factors that the study's authors felt might account...

2013-11-14 23:25:13

Air Ambulance Service Aeromedevac has announced that they are now offering safe medical flights with full medical support teams to any international location across the globe. San Diego, Calif (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 American travelers who experience a medical emergency while traveling in Mexico can rest assured that there is now an air ambulance service that can transport them home with full medical support while en route to an American medical facility. Aeromedevac is the leading...


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