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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...

2013-10-25 23:01:00

The NY State Emergency Medical Advisory Committee (SEMAC) passed a resolution requiring that ALL advanced life support (Paramedic and/or EMT- Critical Care) EMS agencies must be licensed to possess and administer controlled substance (CS) medications. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Memphis, TN: Earlier this month, the New York State Volunteer Ambulance and Rescue Association (NYSVARA) posted the new requirements. Here are the highlights of the recent NYSVARA regulations: The affected EMS...

2013-10-21 23:04:18

SureFire CPR provides Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification for those needing training in Orange and Riverside counties. Orange County, CA (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 SureFire CPR recently announced ACLS (Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support) Certification courses for Orange County and Corona. The Newport Beach-based company offers a wide range of emergency and first aid courses, including CPR certification, ACLS classes, Neonate Resuscitation (NRP), PALS classes and more. ACLS...

2013-10-21 10:07:07

Community health awareness delivered by paramedics leads to 32 percent reduction in EMS calls Emergency Medical Service (EMS) staff are accustomed to responding to emergencies. A study presented today at the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress finds they may be able to prevent many emergencies as well, judging by the preliminary success of a pilot project at a Hamilton building for seniors. The subsidized housing complex in the study has about 280 residents, predominantly low income...

2013-09-27 23:01:13

Five months ago, Kathleen LeBlanc defied death. On the evening of May 16th, Kathleen and her husband Lynn were preparing to eat dinner, when Kathleen’s health rapidly declined and she went into cardiac arrest. Lafayette, LA (PRWEB) September 27, 2013 Five months ago, Kathleen LeBlanc defied death. On the evening of May 16th, Kathleen and her husband Lynn were preparing to eat dinner, when Kathleen’s health rapidly declined and she went into cardiac arrest. “My wife is diabetic,”...

2013-09-19 23:01:07

A donation was made of specialized chairs to move patients safely and quickly and prevent injury to firefighters and paramedics. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 One hundred "back savers," specialized chairs, were donated by the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation to the LAFD. The chairs are specially designed to enable firefighters and paramedics to transport patients who weigh up to 500 pounds in buildings without elevators, in narrow hallways and on steep hills....

2013-09-11 23:21:50

Aeromedevac is now providing emergency medical flights to all locations in Mexico as well as anywhere in the world. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Aeromedevac is now offering international air ambulance services to all locations in Mexico. Aeromedevac, the California air Ambulance that has helped save countless lives since it began service in 1992, provides some of the industry’s most advanced, comprehensive and thorough training to its professional medical services teams. Air...

2013-08-16 23:21:07

LAFD Foundation replaces outdated flashlights with top-of-the-line Pelican lights. This will increase safety and efficiency of firefighters and paramedics serving the City of Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2013 The Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation awarded 3,000 state-of-the-art Pelican flashlights to all members of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Pelican worked with members of the department to design a light that will meet the varied needs of firefighters and...


Word of the Day
lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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