EMS techs in Spain gave heart attack patients an IV of a long approved beta blocker called Metoprolol and the results were dramatic.
One day after Quinn blasted the 911 response time, she met with FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano and Deputy Mayor Cas Holloway.
A stunning development has surfaced in an official misconduct case against an emergency medical technician.
Dispatcher Joann Hilman-Payne took the call around 1 p.m. Monday and kept the line open until medics found the woman around 8:30 p.m.
Kayla Parmely, 18, a senior at Longwood High School in Middle Island, was in the front row of the school’s auditorium when she saw an elderly man having a heart attack.
The 43-year-old emergency medical technician has spent his career in Brooklyn and becoming a lieutenant is no surprise to the fire commissioner.
More reports of FDNY EMS employees’ misuse of social media have surfaced, this time involving unauthorized photos of patients’ gory injuries.
“I know my actions have hurt and disappointed many people, especially my family. I would like to move forward, learn from my mistakes and continue to grow as a person with the support of my family, friends and loved ones,” Joe Cassano said.
An emergency medical technician with the New York City Fire Department has been sentenced to a term of 89 years to life in prison, after being convicted of sexually assaulting five victims over a period of 10 years.
EMTs turned out in support of Teresa Soler as Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael Jaccarino was sentenced to 10 days of community service for punching her in the back of an ambulance in November.
The Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office said a jury on Wednesday convicted 36-year-old Angus Pascall on charges of rape, predatory sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
Volunteer ambulance squads aren’t just found in the suburbs. They exist in New York City as well.
A drunken Brooklyn prosecutor has been charged with assault and several other counts, after allegedly attacking an emergency medical technician on the Brooklyn Bridge, according to a published report.
EMTs from as far away as Florida and Texas are in New York helping out.
The new initiative would provide EMTs and paramedics who are assaulted on the job with the same legal protection that is currently afforded to police officers.