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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...

2012-10-26 04:02:28

The Extraction Zones App is an Essential Tool For Emergency And Medical Teams — Using This App Means Safety First. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 The Extraction Zones app is a mobile application that can be downloaded to virtually any phone or tablet. The application provides firefighters and rescue teams with easy to read renderings of the structural supports, airbags and power and propulsion systems of popular vehicles. This information allows first responders to quickly...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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