Each year, more than 400,000 children and adults experience a cardiac arrest outside the hospital. Only 10 percent survive. Oftentimes, the Emergency Medical Service (EMS) professionals arriving at the scene are the first to provide quality patient care to these victims. These healthcare professionals on the frontlines need training […]
The Mission: Lifeline EMS Recognition Program has extended silver and bronze awards to 207 emergency medical services and fire departments to recognize their quality of care.
To be recognized, the emergency medical agencies had to successfully implement treatment guidelines for patients who suffer a severe heart attack, known as a […]
As parents of three young boys, Eli and Melissa Thomas are used to constant roughhousing, teasing and noise.
So, they immediately feared the silence last August during a family trip to a relative’s home with a pool.
The pool was new and the gate to the pool deck was not completely installed. During […]