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Airline Travelers Can Become Invaluable Medical Assistants In Flight
2013-05-31 12:16:21

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Is there a doctor on board this plane?” is more than just a phrase quipped in movies. There are times, in fact, when a medical professional could be needed to treat passengers who are in-flight. Ever curious, one University of Pittsburgh professor set out to find how often doctors and air travelers are needed for in-flight emergencies and how well passengers turned patients fare after being treated on board. After...

2013-05-24 23:23:11

Acadian honors its best of the best. (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Former United States Vice President Dick Cheney served as the keynote speaker for Acadian's annual Paramedic Luncheon. In front of 1,500 guests yesterday at the Lafayette Convention Center, Cheney praised Acadian's medics, saying, "I am delighted to be here to have the opportunity to participate in awarding the Paramedic of the Year Award. I think it's a tremendous recognition; I know there is a lot of competition within a company...

2013-05-24 23:01:07

Rivers Quibodeaux survived a cardiac arrest thanks to the quick thinking of his parents and the swift work of Acadian medics. (PRWEB) May 24, 2013 This week is National EMS Week, which recognizes and honors emergency professionals and their efforts to provide the best emergency care and to improve health communications in communities. The mission of this week is also to educate the public that all can play a role in the chain of survival. Citizens are the first link, and a very important...

2013-05-03 23:01:30

TACTEL provides police medics in high-risk situations with a direct video and audio link to the Trauma Center at Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center so surgeons can advise them on what to do for specific injuries before they even get to the hospital. This is the first telemedicine program of its kind that links civilian law enforcement medics with trauma teams. Rockledge, FL (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Health First Holmes Regional Medical Center and the Palm Bay Police Department recently...

2013-03-05 23:00:17

ElanTech, Inc. announces the acquisition of the exclusive domestic and international distribution and future development rights to the product portfolio of Fresno, California-based DataTech911 Software Solutions, Inc. Greenbelt, MD (PRWEB) March 05, 2013 ElanTech, Inc. is pleased to announce the acquisition of the exclusive domestic and international distribution and future development rights to the product portfolio of Fresno, California-based DataTech911 Software Solutions, Inc. The...

2013-02-20 10:37:41

Although an intravenous fluid that paramedics in Japan often give to patients in cardiac arrest before they reach hospital may help restore circulation, it may also be linked to reduced survival with minimal neurological or physical damage one month later, according to a study from Japan published in this week's PLOS Medicine. In Japan, intravenous fluid loading with lactated Ringer's solution (a mixture of salts and sodium lactate) is included in resuscitation guidelines for patients who...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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