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Paramedics: Australia and the U.S.
Guest Peter McKie, an Australian paramedic and clinical educator turned inventor, talks with host Mike McEvoy about his experiences as a medic Down Under.

Emergency Medicine in U.S. and Australia
Mike McEvoy talks with Richard Pryor, an emergency physician from the United States who is currently practicing in Australia. Dr. Pryor describes the job and daily routine of an Emergency Medicine Physician and compares his experience in the U.S. with Australia.

Building a Better Ambulance with NIST
Mike McEvoy talks with Jennifer Marshall from NIST about the research and development work being done to design and build safer ambulances.

EMS NEWS

UK premier defends royals' right to choose birth hospital

LONDON (AP) — With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child.

News briefs from around Kentucky at 1:58 a.m. EDT

GOLDEN POND, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is preparing for a series of public hearings next month over logging and management plans at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area.

US Coast Guard: 2nd body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Alabama (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard crews continued searching Sunday for five people missing in the water after recovering two bodies following a powerful storm that capsized several sailboats participating in a regatta near Mobile Bay, Alabama.

Coast Guard: Second body found in Alabama waters, 5 missing

DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (AP) — Coast Guard crews searched for five people missing Sunday after recovering two bodies following a powerful weekend storm that capsized several sailboats competing in a regatta near Mobile Bay.

Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before.

Featured Fire EMS Articles

Elderly Woman and Son Burned in Ridgefield (CT) Condo Fire

An elderly mother and her son are being treated in the burn unit after the woman's Ridgefield condo caught fire on Th...

EMS Compass Initiative Looks to Community for Input

"EMS Compass, an initiative to improve systems of care though meaningful performance measures, is underway and w...

Two Injured in California Apartment Fire

Fire investigators are looking into the cause of an apartment fire in Martinez that injured a resident and a police o...

Meridian Issues Cyanokit Advisory

Meridian Medical Technologies, manufacturer of the Cyanokit® (hydroxocobalamin) cyanide antidote has issued a letter ...

Two Texas Firefighters Critical After Crashes Involving Fire Truck, Ambulance

Damage Control Extrication: An Approach to Critical Trauma Patients

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FROM THE HOUSE OF MEDICINE

Meridian Issues Cyanokit Advisory

Meridian Medical Technologies, manufacturer of the Cyanokit® (hydroxocobalamin) cyanide antidote has issued a letter to healthcare providers regarding a potential problem with the sterile transfer spike included in the kit.

EMS Telemedicine Questionnaire: Assessing the Impact of Prehospital Video

NPSTC's EMS Working Group is currently studying the use of prehospital (EMS) mobile telemedicine. This questionnaire is one step to help determine how video and images might be used in the prehospital patient care setting.

FDA Launches Drug Shortages App

The Food and Drug Administration released a mobile app, available for both Apple and Android devices, to allow rapid access to drug shortage information.

Engine Company EMS

Engine 14 on Scene

When we work together, everybody benefits. Michael Morse on communication and engine company EMS.

Firefighter Down: Treating Cardiac Arrest

Firefighters are more susceptible to cardiovascular events than the average person because of their work environments and exertion levels, writes Robert C. Owens Sr.

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Active Shooter Training

The Firefighters Support Foundation unveils two new related training programs on rapid response procedures at active shooter incidents.

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