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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...

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....


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