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  • Memoir Looks Back at Ambulance Attendant's Work in '60s NYC
    In 1968, college sophomore Mike Scardino was working his second summer as a New York City ambulance attendant. He took a call from a woman in Jackson Heights, Queens, about her mother, an old, religious Italian woman who wasn't taking her pills and, according to the caller, wasn't acting right.
  • Woman Impaled by Beach Umbrella on NJ Beach
    Police say a London woman was impaled by a beach umbrella on the New Jersey shore. Margaret Reynolds, 67, was at Seaside Heights Monday afternoon when part of the umbrella pierced her right ankle and was driven completely through due to the "force of the wind."
  • Chicago Paramedics Hurt When Man Throws Brick Through Ambulance Window
    The incident happened Thursday in Woodlawn. Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore Primary category in which blog post is published These are selected by the writer and confirmed by the editor Sources Cited - + As a news piece, this article cites verifiable, third-party sources which have all been thoroughly fact-checked and deemed credible by the Newsroom in accordance with the Civil Constitution.
  • NJ Shuts Down Delran Emergency Squad
    DELRAN - State regulators have shut down the Delran Emergency Squad, saying its chief lacks an EMT certification and has tried to thwart an investigation. "You may not, under any circumstances, operate as a BLS (basic life support) service provider," Scot Phelps, New Jersey's paramedic director, said in a letter announcing the squad's summary suspension.
  • Quick Response from Firefighters, Police Saves OH Man in Cardiac Arrest
    Conner O’Halloran, Troy Kolar, Robert Tieche Jr., and Matthew Ozanich relate a cardiac arrest call in which responders worked together to achieve a successful outcome.
  • Report: Chicago Medics Covered Teen Gunshot Victim with Sheet, But He Hadn't Died
    A teenage boy died early Tuesday, more than 20 hours after he was shot in the head at a party on the Near West Side and his body covered with a sheet as paramedics treated others who were hit by gunfire.
  • Engine Company EMS: Frequent Flyers - Fire-Based EMS - Fire Engineering
    It is the calls that seem to matter the least where firefighters' true mettle is tested. Michael Morse on to make the most of seemingly unnecessary calls to improve your level of service.
  • Demers Ambulances Announces the Launch of New Online Parts Catalog
    Demers Ambulances, a North American leader in ambulance manufacturing, has launched a new online parts catalog. 
  • Report: Paramedics Denied Access to Treat Parkland (FL) Shooting Victims
    During the chaos of the Parkland school shooting, paramedics from Coral Springs-Parkland Fire Department were desperate to go inside the building where students were wounded and dying. Michael McNally, deputy chief for Coral Springs fire-rescue, asked six times for permission to send in specialized teams of police officers and paramedics, according to an incident report he filed after the Feb.
  • Create a Safer Ambulance with Biocell.
    The Biocell makes transporting infected victims safer for medics and first responders.


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