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2012-02-19 16:10:00

Malman Law announced prosecution successfully reached a settlement between Chicago City Council and Starks family Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) February 19, 2012 Malman Law announced Wednesday that the Chicago City Council approved a $1.75 million settlement with the family of a 13-year-old girl who died a decade ago after city paramedics allegedly botched her care during an asthma attack. Paramedics in July 2002 incorrectly inserted a tube meant to help Arielle Starks breathe, said Jeffrey...

2012-02-16 14:57:15

Drug delivery directly into muscle using an autoinjector is faster and may be more effective in stopping prolonged seizures, according to a study sponsored by the National Institutes of Health and conducted by a Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher. The trial compared the effectiveness of two Federal Drug Administration-approved anti-seizure medications and how they are administered to patients suffering prolonged seizures before they arrive at hospitals. The Rapid...

2011-12-29 11:05:44

More than two-thirds of paramedics surveyed have experienced verbal, physical or sexual abuse on the job More than two-thirds of paramedics surveyed have experienced verbal, physical or sexual abuse on the job, new research has found. Verbal abuse by patients and their friends or relatives, Emergency Medical Service (EMS) co-workers or bystanders, was the most commonly reported, followed by intimidation and physical abuse, the study found. "EMS providers can experience violence in...

2011-12-12 17:10:00

CEO of international air medical transportation innovator Angel MedFlight remarks on recent National Transportation and Safety Board report, discusses safety disparities among medical aviation operators and explains how medflights differ from commercial air travel. Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 With two deadly accidents making headlines in the same week, air ambulance safety is under scrutiny. And one international air medical transport company president thinks it should be. The...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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